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Penal Code

HB 10  
Thompson, Senfronia(D)
Huffman, Joan(R)
Relating to certain criminal and civil consequences of trafficking of persons, compelling prostitution, and certain other related criminal offenses.
Bill History: 09-01-15 G Earliest effective date


HB 53  
McClendon, Ruth Jones(D)Relating to the age of criminal responsibility and to certain substantive and procedural matters related to that age.
Companions:
HB 1240Walle, Amando(Identical)
  3- 3-15 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Juvenile Justice and Family Issues
Bill History: 04-01-15 H Committee action pending House Juvenile Justice and Family Issues


HB 71  
Gonzalez, Mary(D)Relating to the prosecution of the offense of indecency with a child.
Companions:
SB 492Whitmire, John(Identical)
  2-10-15 S Introduced and referred to committee on Senate Criminal Justice
Bill History: 05-14-15 H Failed to pass to third reading (Vote: N: 79/Y: 51)


HB 92  
White, James(R)Relating to the definition of an illegal knife.
Bill History: 04-29-15 H Committee action pending House Criminal Jurisprudence


HB 101  
Guillen, Ryan(D)Relating to the creation of the offense of unlawful disclosure of certain visual material.
Companions:
HB 603Davis, Sarah(Identical)
  5-30-15 S Senate appointed conference committee
  Conferees: Garcia, Huffman, Whitmire, Perry and Creighton
Bill History: 03-11-15 H Committee action pending House Criminal Jurisprudence


HB 102  
Fletcher, Allen(R)Relating to the creation of the offense of cargo theft.
Companions:
SB 1828Zaffirini, Judith(Identical)
  9- 1-15 G Earliest effective date
Bill History: 05-08-15 H Laid on the table - subject to call - see SB 1828


HB 106  
Flynn, Dan(R)Relating to the authority of a person who is licensed to carry a handgun to openly carry the handgun.
Companions:
HB 291Huberty, Dan(Identical)
  2-11-15 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Homeland Security and Public Safety
HB 415Riddle, Debbie(Identical)
  2-16-15 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Homeland Security and Public Safety
Bill History: 02-09-15 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Homeland Security and Public Safety


HB 112  
White, James(R)Relating to the prosecution of murder committed in the course of committing or attempting to commit trafficking of persons.
Bill History: 04-17-15 H Removed from hearing 04/20/15 - House Criminal Jurisprudence


HB 147  
Minjarez, Ina (F)(D)Relating to the prosecution of the offense of improper photography or visual recording.
Companions:
SB 1317Menendez, Jose (F)(Identical)
  6-18-15 G Earliest effective date
Bill History: 02-09-15 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Criminal Jurisprudence


HB 155  
Johnson, Eric(D)Relating to the use of force in defense of property.
Bill History: 03-11-15 H Committee action pending House Criminal Jurisprudence


HB 164  
White, James(R)Relating to the authority of a person who is licensed to carry a handgun to openly carry the handgun.
Bill History: 02-09-15 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Homeland Security and Public Safety


HB 191  
Murphy, Jim(R)Relating to enhancing the penalties for certain repeat and habitual misdemeanor offenders.
Bill History: 02-10-15 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Criminal Jurisprudence


HB 192  
Dutton, Harold(D)Relating to convictions considered for purposes of enhancing the punishment for certain intoxication offenses.
Bill History: 05-11-15 H Sent to the Calendars Committee


HB 195  
Stickland, Jonathan(R)Relating to the carrying of handguns.
Bill History: 02-10-15 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Homeland Security and Public Safety


HB 198  
Huberty, Dan(R)Relating to the carrying of concealed handguns by certain persons attending a school board meeting.
Bill History: 02-12-15 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Public Education


HB 207  
Leach, Jeff(R)
Whitmire, John(D)
Relating to creating the offense of voyeurism.
Bill History: 09-01-15 G Earliest effective date


HB 222  
Guillen, Ryan(D)Relating to the offense of continuous violence against the family.
Bill History: 02-10-15 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Criminal Jurisprudence


HB 226  
Guillen, Ryan(D)Relating to certain offenses relating to carrying concealed handguns on property owned or leased by a governmental entity.
Companions:
SB 273Campbell, Donna(Identical)
  9- 1-15 G Earliest effective date
Bill History: 05-14-15 H Set on the House Calendar


HB 252  
White, James(R)Relating to the punishment of certain sexual offenses committed in a disaster area or an evacuated area.
Bill History: 05-06-15 H Committee action pending House Criminal Jurisprudence


HB 265  
Miles, Borris(D)Relating to enhancing the penalty prescribed for certain acts of official oppression.
Bill History: 03-25-15 H Committee action pending House Criminal Jurisprudence


HB 266  
Miles, Borris(D)Relating to offenses involving violating the civil rights of a person in custody and engaging in improper sexual activity with a person in custody.
Bill History: 03-25-15 H Committee action pending House Criminal Jurisprudence


HB 277  
Ashby, Trenton(R)Relating to capital murder of a prosecuting attorney or an assistant prosecuting attorney.
Bill History: 04-20-15 H Committee action pending House Criminal Jurisprudence


HB 278  
Ashby, Trenton(R)Relating to authorizing certain attorneys representing the state to openly carry a handgun.
Bill History: 05-14-15 H Set on the House Calendar


HB 291  
Huberty, Dan(R)Relating to the authority of a person who is licensed to carry a handgun to openly carry the handgun.
Companions:
HB 106Flynn, Dan(Identical)
  2- 9-15 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Homeland Security and Public Safety
HB 415Riddle, Debbie(Identical)
  2-16-15 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Homeland Security and Public Safety
Bill History: 02-11-15 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Homeland Security and Public Safety


HB 308  
Springer, Drew(R)Relating to the places where a person may carry a handgun if the person is licensed to carry a concealed handgun.
Bill History: 05-08-15 H Sent to the Calendars Committee


HB 320  
Keough, Mark (F)(R)Relating to the clarification of the offense of online sexual solicitation of a minor.
Bill History: 02-11-15 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Criminal Jurisprudence


HB 325  
Wu, Gene(D)Relating to the prosecution of and penalties for possession of 0.35 ounces or less of marihuana.
Bill History: 05-01-15 H Vote failed in committee on House Criminal Jurisprudence


HB 328  
Wu, Gene(D)Relating to the punishment for the offense of attempted murder.
Bill History: 02-12-15 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Criminal Jurisprudence


HB 330  
Wu, Gene(D)Relating to the age of criminal responsibility and to certain substantive and procedural matters related to that age.
Companions:
HB 1205Dutton, Harold(Identical)
  5-14-15 H Set on the House Calendar
Bill History: 04-01-15 H Committee action pending House Juvenile Justice and Family Issues


HB 333  
Longoria, Oscar(D)Relating to certain procedures for defendants who successfully complete a period of state jail felony community supervision.
Bill History: 05-14-15 H Set on the House Calendar


HB 334  
Ashby, Trenton(R)Relating to a defense to prosecution of the offense of Medicaid fraud.
Companions:
SB 187Creighton, Brandon (F)(Identical)
  1-27-15 S Introduced and referred to committee on Senate Criminal Justice
Bill History: 02-12-15 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Criminal Jurisprudence


HB 348  
Dutton, Harold(D)Relating to the punishment for certain conduct constituting the offense of official oppression and to the statute of limitation on prosecution of that conduct.
Bill History: 03-18-15 H Committee action pending House Criminal Jurisprudence


HB 353  
King, Ken(R)Relating to the application of certain weapons laws to certain volunteer emergency services personnel licensed to carry a concealed handgun.
Bill History: 05-12-15 S Referred to Senate Committee on Senate State Affairs


HB 381  
Burkett, Cindy(R)Relating to the punishment for the offense of burglary of a vehicle and to grants of community supervision to persons who commit that offense.
Bill History: 05-07-15 S Referred to Senate Committee on Senate Criminal Justice


HB 415  
Riddle, Debbie(R)Relating to the authority of a person who is licensed to carry a handgun to openly carry the handgun.
Companions:
HB 106Flynn, Dan(Identical)
  2- 9-15 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Homeland Security and Public Safety
HB 291Huberty, Dan(Identical)
  2-11-15 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Homeland Security and Public Safety
Bill History: 02-16-15 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Homeland Security and Public Safety


HB 422  
Krause, Matt(R)Relating to the enforcement of certain federal laws regulating firearms, firearm accessories, and firearm ammunition within the State of Texas.
Bill History: 05-11-15 H Sent to the Calendars Committee


HB 461  
Canales, Terry(D)Relating to the creation of an offense for smoking tobacco in a passenger vehicle with a child present.
Bill History: 04-22-15 H Reported from committee as substituted House Criminal Jurisprudence


HB 475  
Dutton, Harold(D)Relating to an affirmative defense available to certain students enrolled in grade level nine or above who engage in prohibited sexual contact with another student at or above that grade level.
Bill History: 05-06-15 H Committee action pending House Criminal Jurisprudence


HB 496  
Gonzalez, Mary(D)Relating to civil and criminal liability for the disclosure or promotion of certain intimate visual material.
Bill History: 04-22-15 H Reported from committee as substituted House Criminal Jurisprudence


HB 498  
Hernandez, Ana(D)Relating to the violation of certain court orders or conditions of bond in a family violence, sexual assault or abuse, stalking, or trafficking case.
Companions:
SB 147Rodriguez, Jose(Identical)
  9- 1-15 G Earliest effective date
SB 352Birdwell, Brian(Identical)
  2- 2-15 S Introduced and referred to committee on Senate Criminal Justice
Bill History: 04-15-15 H Committee action pending House Criminal Jurisprudence


HB 511  
Moody, Joe(D)
Rodriguez, Jose(D)
Relating to the prosecution of certain offenses committed against a person in custody.
Companions:
SB 509Rodriguez, Jose(Identical)
  2-11-15 S Introduced and referred to committee on Senate Criminal Justice
Bill History: 09-01-15 G Earliest effective date


HB 517  
Moody, Joe(D)Relating to evidence or testimony given by certain witnesses in a criminal case based on the trafficking of persons.
Companions:
SB 493Huffman, Joan(Identical)
  2-11-15 S Introduced and referred to committee on Senate Criminal Justice
Bill History: 03-13-15 H Removed from hearing 03/18/15 - House Criminal Jurisprudence


HB 521  
Raymond, Richard(D)Relating to the punishment for the offense of manslaughter.
Bill History: 02-16-15 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Criminal Jurisprudence


HB 553  
Moody, Joe(D)Relating to the repeal of the offense of homosexual conduct.
Companions:
HB 1523Farrar, Jessica(Identical)
  5- 6-15 H Committee action pending House Criminal Jurisprudence
HB 2057Coleman, Garnet(Identical)
  5- 6-15 H Committee action pending House Criminal Jurisprudence
SB 148Rodriguez, Jose(Identical)
  1-27-15 S Introduced and referred to committee on Senate Criminal Justice
Bill History: 05-01-15 H Removed from hearing 05/06/15 - House Criminal Jurisprudence


HB 554  
Springer, Drew(R)
Creighton, Brandon (F)(R)
Relating to a defense to prosecution for the offense of possessing or carrying a weapon in or into the secured area of an airport.
Companions:
HB 571Pickett, Joe(Identical)
  2-19-15 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Homeland Security and Public Safety
Bill History: 09-01-15 G Earliest effective date


HB 563  
Dutton, Harold(D)Relating to the prosecution of and punishment for the offense of official oppression.
Bill History: 04-16-15 H Vote failed in committee on House Criminal Jurisprudence


HB 571  
Pickett, Joe(D)Relating to a defense to prosecution for the offense of possessing or carrying a weapon in or into the secured area of an airport.
Companions:
HB 554Springer, Drew(Identical)
  9- 1-15 G Earliest effective date
Bill History: 02-19-15 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Homeland Security and Public Safety


HB 573  
White, James(R)Relating to a defense to prosecution for the offense of possessing or carrying a firearm on the premises of a polling place.
Bill History: 05-04-15 H Removed from hearing 05/06/15 - House Criminal Jurisprudence


HB 603  
Davis, Sarah(R)
Garcia, Sylvia(D)
Relating to the creation of the offense of unlawful disclosure of certain visual material.
Companions:
HB 101Guillen, Ryan(Identical)
  3-11-15 H Committee action pending House Criminal Jurisprudence
Bill History: 05-30-15 S Senate appointed conference committee
Conferees: Garcia, Huffman, Whitmire, Perry and Creighton


HB 644  
Canales, Terry(D)
Hinojosa, Chuy(D)
Relating to the contents of a search warrant and to the offense of tampering with a governmental record consisting of a search warrant.
Bill History: 09-01-15 G Earliest effective date


HB 646  
Collier, Nicole(D)Relating to regulation of vapor products and cigarettes.
Bill History: 03-24-15 H Committee action pending House Public Health


HB 653  
Lozano, Jose(R)Relating to the prosecution of money laundering involving the proceeds of the offense of possession of a gambling device or gambling equipment or paraphernalia.
Bill History: 05-05-15 H Removed from hearing 05/06/15 - House Criminal Jurisprudence


HB 673  
Bell, Cecil(R)Relating to the amount of certain controlled substances in the body constituting intoxication for purposes of certain intoxication offenses.
Bill History: 04-08-15 H Committee action pending House Criminal Jurisprudence


HB 695  
Springer, Drew(R)Relating to the carrying of a concealed handgun by the holder of a concealed handgun license on hospital or nursing home premises.
Bill History: 03-05-15 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Homeland Security and Public Safety


HB 768  
King, Susan(R)Relating to the penalty for causing certain assaultive physical contact with a child.
Bill History: 02-23-15 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Criminal Jurisprudence


HB 777  
Riddle, Debbie(R)Relating to the punishment for the offense of indecent exposure.
Bill History: 05-18-15 S Referred to Senate Committee on Senate Criminal Justice


HB 805  
Keough, Mark (F)(R)Relating to authorizing a license holder to carry a concealed handgun on certain premises.
Bill History: 04-14-15 H Committee action pending House Homeland Security and Public Safety


HB 815  
Krause, Matt(R)Relating to the prosecution of the offense of online solicitation of a minor.
Companions:
HB 861Dale, Tony(Identical)
  5- 4-15 H Laid on the table - subject to call - see SB 344
SB 344Huffman, Joan(Identical)
  9- 1-15 G Earliest effective date
Bill History: 03-25-15 H Committee action pending House Criminal Jurisprudence


HB 822  
Sheets, Kenneth(R)Relating to increasing the punishment for the offense of fraudulent or fictitious military record.
Companions:
SB 835Taylor, Van (F)(Identical)
  9- 1-15 G Earliest effective date
Bill History: 04-27-15 H Laid on the table - subject to call - see SB 835


HB 844  
Schaefer, Matt(R)Relating to the possession of certain weapons by a security guard on the premises of a school or educational institution.
Bill History: 03-02-15 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Homeland Security and Public Safety


HB 854  
Sanford, Scott(R)Relating to the abolishment of the state lottery.
Bill History: 03-05-15 H Introduced and referred to committee on Licensing and Administrative Procedures


HB 861  
Dale, Tony(R)Relating to the prosecution of the offense of online solicitation of a minor.
Companions:
HB 815Krause, Matt(Identical)
  3-25-15 H Committee action pending House Criminal Jurisprudence
SB 344Huffman, Joan(Identical)
  9- 1-15 G Earliest effective date
Bill History: 05-04-15 H Laid on the table - subject to call - see SB 344


HB 877  
Bohac, Dwayne(R)Relating to creating the offense of intimidation by a member of a criminal street gang.
Bill History: 04-29-15 H Committee action pending House Criminal Jurisprudence


HB 883  
Moody, Joe(D)Relating to the punishment for the offense of graffiti and the creation of a graffiti pretrial diversion program.
Bill History: 05-14-15 H Set on the House Calendar


HB 887  
Hernandez, Ana(D)Relating to protections under civil and criminal law for certain young victims of trafficking.
Bill History: 04-14-15 H Not heard in committee House Judiciary and Civil Jurisprudence


HB 888  
Bonnen, Greg(R)Relating to the punishment for the offense of making a false report or statement regarding a missing child.
Bill History: 04-15-15 H Committee action pending House Criminal Jurisprudence


HB 896  
Hernandez, Ana(D)
Huffman, Joan(R)
Relating to the prosecution of the offense of breach of computer security.
Companions:
SB 345Huffman, Joan(Identical)
  4-15-15 H Referred to House Committee on House Criminal Jurisprudence
Bill History: 09-01-15 G Earliest effective date


HB 910  
Phillips, Larry(R)
Estes, Craig(R)
Relating to the authority of a person who is licensed to carry a handgun to openly carry a holstered handgun.
Companions:
SB 17Estes, Craig(Identical)
  5- 5-15 H Referred to House Committee on House Homeland Security and Public Safety
SB 346Estes, Craig(Identical)
  2- 9-15 S Removed from hearing 02/12/15, Senate State Affairs
Bill History: 01-01-16 G Earliest effective date


HB 922  
Leach, Jeff(R)Relating to the authority of a person who is licensed to carry a handgun to openly carry the handgun.
Bill History: 02-25-15 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Homeland Security and Public Safety


HB 937  
Fletcher, Allen(R)Relating to the carrying of concealed handguns on the campuses of and certain other locations associated with institutions of higher education.
Companions:
SB 11Birdwell, Brian(Identical)
  8- 1-16 G Earliest effective date
Bill History: 04-13-15 H Reported from committee as substituted House Homeland Security and Public Safety


HB 944  
Kacal, Kyle(R)Relating to the authority of a person who is licensed to carry a handgun to openly carry the handgun.
Bill History: 03-02-15 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Homeland Security and Public Safety


HB 975  
Geren, Charlie(R)
Fraser, Troy(R)
Relating to charitable raffles conducted by certain professional sports team charitable foundations.
Companions:
SB 898Fraser, Troy(Identical)
  4- 1-15 S Reported favorably from committee on Senate Natural Resources and Economic Develop
Bill History: 01-01-16 G Earliest effective date


HB 981  
Raymond, Richard(D)Relating to the offense of manslaughter.
Bill History: 04-08-15 H Committee action pending House Criminal Jurisprudence


HB 989  
Frullo, John(R)Relating to defenses and exceptions to the prosecution of the criminal offense of the possession, manufacture, transport, repair, or sale of certain prohibited explosive weapons, firearms, and related items.
Companions:
SB 473Perry, Charles (F)(Identical)
  9- 1-15 G Earliest effective date
Bill History: 05-08-15 H Laid on the table - subject to call - see SB 473


HB 1032  
Dutton, Harold(D)Relating to abolishing the death penalty.
Companions:
HB 1527Farrar, Jessica(Identical)
  4-29-15 H Committee action pending House Criminal Jurisprudence
Bill History: 04-29-15 H Committee action pending House Criminal Jurisprudence


HB 1035  
Johnson, Eric(D)Relating to criminal offenses involving the filming, recording, photographing, documenting, or observing of a peace officer.
Bill History: 04-23-15 H Committee action pending House Select on Emerging Issues in Law Enforc


HB 1061  
Turner, Chris(D)
Whitmire, John(D)
Relating to the prosecution of the offense of obstruction or retaliation.
Bill History: 09-01-15 G Earliest effective date


HB 1082  
Fletcher, Allen(R)Relating to increasing the criminal penalty for the offense of obstructing a highway or other passageway.
Bill History: 05-14-15 H Set on the House Calendar


HB 1123  
Paddie, Chris(R)Relating to increasing the punishment for the offense of possession or promotion of child pornography.
Bill History: 05-06-15 S Referred to Senate Committee on Senate Criminal Justice


HB 1159  
Raymond, Richard(D)Relating to the use of certain disciplinary actions against a child.
Bill History: 04-10-15 H Reported favorably from committee on House Criminal Jurisprudence


HB 1168  
Rinaldi, Matt (F)(R)Relating to creating a defense to prosecution for the offense of resisting arrest, search, or transportation or the offenses of escape or permitting or facilitating escape.
Companions:
SB 1795West, Royce(Identical)
  3-24-15 S Introduced and referred to committee on Senate Criminal Justice
Bill History: 03-19-15 H Not heard in committee House Select on Emerging Issues in Law Enforc


HB 1205  
Dutton, Harold(D)Relating to the age of criminal responsibility and to certain substantive and procedural matters related to that age.
Companions:
HB 330Wu, Gene(Identical)
  4- 1-15 H Committee action pending House Juvenile Justice and Family Issues
Bill History: 05-14-15 H Set on the House Calendar


HB 1234  
Tinderholt, Tony (F)(R)Relating to the carrying of concealed handguns by certain license holders on certain locations associated with a public or private school or educational institution.
Companions:
SB 1110Burton, Konni (F)(Identical)
  3-16-15 S Introduced and referred to committee on Senate State Affairs
Bill History: 03-04-15 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Homeland Security and Public Safety


HB 1240  
Walle, Amando(D)Relating to the age of criminal responsibility and to certain substantive and procedural matters related to that age.
Companions:
HB 53McClendon, Ruth Jones(Identical)
  4- 1-15 H Committee action pending House Juvenile Justice and Family Issues
Bill History: 03-03-15 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Juvenile Justice and Family Issues


HB 1285  
Simmons, Ron(R)Relating to the authority of certain personal protection officers to carry certain weapons.
Bill History: 05-04-15 H Sent to the Calendars Committee


HB 1286  
Simmons, Ron(R)
Lucio, Eddie(D)
Relating to the prosecution and punishment of the offense of injury to a child, elderly individual, or disabled individual.
Bill History: 09-01-15 G Earliest effective date


HB 1342  
Sheets, Kenneth(R)Relating to the prosecution of the offense of sexual assault committed against certain victims.
Bill History: 04-15-15 H Committee action pending House Criminal Jurisprudence


HB 1343  
Sheets, Kenneth(R)Relating to the prosecution of the offense of sexual assault committed against certain victims.
Bill History: 03-18-15 H Committee action pending House Criminal Jurisprudence


HB 1355  
Shaheen, Matt (F)(R)Relating to the consequences for an elected officer who threatens, punishes, or intimidates a person based on the person's religious beliefs.
Bill History: 04-16-15 H Not heard in committee House General Investigating and Ethics


HB 1358  
Spitzer, Stuart (F)(R)Relating to a presumption that applies to certain conduct involving certain controlled substances that endangers a child.
Bill History: 04-29-15 H Committee action pending House Criminal Jurisprudence


HB 1363  
Johnson, Eric(D)
Whitmire, John(D)
Relating to the prosecution of the offense of prostitution.
Companions:
SB 377Rodriguez, Jose(Identical)
  2- 2-15 S Introduced and referred to committee on Senate Criminal Justice
Bill History: 06-20-15 G Vetoed by the Governor


HB 1385  
Raymond, Richard(D)Relating to local option elections to legalize or prohibit the operation of eight-liners.
Bill History: 04-20-15 H Committee action pending Licensing and Administrative Procedures


HB 1509  
Sheets, Kenneth(R)Relating to the prosecution of the offense of unlawful carrying of weapons.
Companions:
SB 439Hall, Bob (F)(Identical)
  2- 9-15 S Introduced and referred to committee on Senate State Affairs
Bill History: 04-02-15 H Recommended for Local and Consent Calendar


HB 1523  
Farrar, Jessica(D)Relating to the repeal of the offense of homosexual conduct.
Companions:
HB 553Moody, Joe(Identical)
  5- 1-15 H Removed from hearing 05/06/15, House Criminal Jurisprudence
HB 2057Coleman, Garnet(Identical)
  5- 6-15 H Committee action pending House Criminal Jurisprudence
SB 148Rodriguez, Jose(Identical)
  1-27-15 S Introduced and referred to committee on Senate Criminal Justice
Bill History: 05-06-15 H Committee action pending House Criminal Jurisprudence


HB 1527  
Farrar, Jessica(D)Relating to abolishing the death penalty.
Companions:
HB 1032Dutton, Harold(Identical)
  4-29-15 H Committee action pending House Criminal Jurisprudence
Bill History: 04-29-15 H Committee action pending House Criminal Jurisprudence


HB 1530  
Pena, Gilbert (F)(R)Relating to the punishment for certain offenses against property or against public administration.
Companions:
SB 393Burton, Konni (F)(Identical)
  5-26-15 H Set on the House Calendar
Bill History: 05-14-15 H Set on the House Calendar


HB 1539  
Meyer, Morgan (F)(R)
Taylor, Van (F)(R)
Relating to increasing the criminal penalties in certain circumstances for insider trading and other misuse of official information by public servants.
Bill History: 05-14-15 S Committee action pending Senate State Affairs


HB 1549  
McClendon, Ruth Jones(D)
Menendez, Jose (F)(D)
Relating to nonsubstantive corrections in statutes to references to the Texas Youth Commission and Texas Juvenile Probation Commission.
Bill History: 09-01-15 G Earliest effective date


HB 1570  
White, James(R)Relating to the punishment for the offense of burglary.
Bill History: 05-06-15 H Committee action pending House Criminal Jurisprudence


HB 1627  
Coleman, Garnet(D)Relating to the use of deadly force in defense of a person or property.
Bill History: 03-18-15 H Committee action pending House Criminal Jurisprudence


HB 1628  
Johnson, Eric(D)
Rodriguez, Jose(D)
Relating to authorizing a credit union or other financial institution to conduct savings promotion raffles.
Bill History: 06-20-15 G Vetoed by the Governor


HB 1648  
White, Molly (F)(R)Relating to voluntary and informed consent to an abortion and prevention of coerced abortions.
Companions:
SB 831Kolkhorst, Lois (F)(Identical)
  3- 3-15 S Introduced and referred to committee on Senate State Affairs
Bill History: 04-29-15 H Committee action pending House State Affairs


HB 1651  
Turner, Scott(R)Relating to the authority of a person who is licensed to carry a handgun to openly carry a secured handgun.
Bill History: 03-09-15 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Homeland Security and Public Safety


HB 1669  
Anderson, Rodney(R)Relating to increasing the punishment for subsequent convictions for indecent exposure.
Bill History: 03-09-15 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Criminal Jurisprudence


HB 1747  
Riddle, Debbie(R)Relating to the prosecution of entry of a person into a public restroom designated for the opposite sex as disorderly conduct.
Bill History: 03-13-15 H Introduced and referred to committee on House State Affairs


HB 1758  
Zedler, Bill(R)Relating to the prosecution of the offense of obstruction or retaliation.
Companions:
SB 923Watson, Kirk(Identical)
  9- 1-15 G Earliest effective date
Bill History: 05-06-15 H Committee action pending House Criminal Jurisprudence


HB 1783  
Moody, Joe(D)
Menendez, Jose (F)(D)
Relating to the right of a school employee to report a crime and persons subject to the prohibition on coercing another into suppressing or failing to report information to a law enforcement agency.
Bill History: 06-19-15 G Earliest effective date


HB 1829  
Thompson, Ed(R)Relating to increasing the punishment for assault committed against certain sports participants.
Bill History: 05-15-15 S Referred to Senate Committee on Senate Criminal Justice


HB 1845  
King, Susan(R)Relating to increasing the criminal penalty for causing certain assaultive physical contact with a child.
Bill History: 05-19-15 S Referred to Senate Committee on Senate Criminal Justice


HB 1877  
Springer, Drew(R)Relating to civil and criminal liability for the disclosure of certain visual material on the Internet.
Bill History: 03-11-15 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Criminal Jurisprudence


HB 1897  
Villalba, Jason(R)Relating to the punishment for certain offenses involving family violence.
Bill History: 05-14-15 H Set on the House Calendar


HB 2005  
Anderson, Rodney(R)Relating to the prosecution of the offense of improper photography or visual recording.
Bill History: 03-11-15 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Criminal Jurisprudence


HB 2054  
Tinderholt, Tony (F)(R)Relating to increased penalties for the offense of trafficking of persons that involves a child victim or the death of any victim.
Companions:
SB 446Hall, Bob (F)(Identical)
  2- 9-15 S Introduced and referred to committee on Senate Criminal Justice
Bill History: 03-13-15 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Criminal Jurisprudence


HB 2057  
Coleman, Garnet(D)Relating to the repeal of the offense of homosexual conduct.
Companions:
HB 553Moody, Joe(Identical)
  5- 1-15 H Removed from hearing 05/06/15, House Criminal Jurisprudence
HB 1523Farrar, Jessica(Identical)
  5- 6-15 H Committee action pending House Criminal Jurisprudence
SB 148Rodriguez, Jose(Identical)
  1-27-15 S Introduced and referred to committee on Senate Criminal Justice
Bill History: 05-06-15 H Committee action pending House Criminal Jurisprudence


HB 2061  
Thompson, Senfronia(D)Relating to the prosecution of the offense of prostitution.
Companions:
SB 825Huffman, Joan(Identical)
  9- 1-15 G Earliest effective date
Bill History: 03-25-15 H Committee action pending House Criminal Jurisprudence


HB 2165  
Simpson, David(R)Relating to repealing marihuana offenses.
Bill History: 05-12-15 H Sent to the Calendars Committee


HB 2170  
Murphy, Jim(R)Relating to enhancing the penalties for certain repeat and habitual misdemeanor offenders.
Bill History: 05-14-15 H Set on the House Calendar


HB 2190  
Anchia, Rafael(D)Relating to the creation of certain offenses concerning firearm sales at gun shows.
Bill History: 03-12-15 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Homeland Security and Public Safety


HB 2241  
Murr, Andrew (F)(R)Relating to the carrying of concealed handguns by certain county officers and employees in a courthouse.
Bill History: 05-14-15 H Set on the House Calendar


HB 2246  
Villalba, Jason(R)
Huffman, Joan(R)
Relating to the suspension and issuance of certain driver's licenses.
Bill History: 09-01-15 G Earliest effective date


HB 2269  
Metcalf, Will (F)(R)Relating to the unlawful seizure of a firearm by a governmental officer or employee.
Companions:
SB 229Creighton, Brandon (F)(Identical)
  1-28-15 S Introduced and referred to committee on Senate State Affairs
Bill History: 05-14-15 H Set on the House Calendar


HB 2291  
Parker, Tan(R)
Perry, Charles (F)(R)
Relating to increasing the punishment for certain persons convicted of the offense of possession or promotion of child pornography.
Bill History: 09-01-15 G Earliest effective date


HB 2319  
Parker, Tan(R)Relating to the prosecution of the offense of prostitution, increasing a criminal penalty
Bill History: 05-11-15 H Recommended for Local and Consent Calendar


HB 2321  
Longoria, Oscar(D)Relating to regulation of the sale, distribution, possession, use, and advertising of vapor products.
Companions:
SB 97Hinojosa, Chuy(Identical)
  10- 1-15 G Earliest effective date
Bill History: 03-24-15 H Committee action pending House Public Health


HB 2329  
Gutierrez, Roland(D)Relating to the operation of casino gaming in this state by licensed persons in counties that have approved casino gaming.
Bill History: 03-16-15 H Introduced and referred to committee on Licensing and Administrative Procedures


HB 2405  
Nevarez, Poncho(D)Relating to the notice given by a property owner prohibiting a concealed handgun license holder from carrying a handgun on certain property.
Bill History: 04-07-15 H Committee action pending House Homeland Security and Public Safety


HB 2445  
White, James(R)Relating to conduct that constitutes the offense of displaying a firearm in a public place.
Bill History: 04-21-15 H Committee action pending House Homeland Security and Public Safety


HB 2589  
Phelan, Dade (F)(R)
Nichols, Robert(R)
Relating to the prosecution of and punishment for assaulting a disabled individual.
Bill History: 09-01-15 G Earliest effective date


HB 2645  
Blanco, Cesar (F)(D)
Hinojosa, Chuy(D)
Relating to the violation of certain court orders or conditions of bond in a family violence, sexual assault or abuse, or stalking case.
Bill History: 09-01-15 G Earliest effective date


HB 2687  
Shaheen, Matt (F)(R)Relating to persons who are public servants for purposes of the offenses of official oppression and misuse of official information.
Bill History: 03-18-15 H Introduced and referred to committee on House State Affairs


HB 2806  
Lozano, Jose(R)Relating to the prosecution of and increasing the punishment for the offense of unlawful smuggling or concealment of persons.
Bill History: 04-07-15 H Committee action pending House Homeland Security and Public Safety


HB 2907  
Canales, Terry(D)Relating to allowing deferred adjudication community supervision for first-time offenders charged with certain intoxication offenses, requiring the use of an ignition interlock device on conviction.
Bill History: 03-16-15 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Criminal Jurisprudence


HB 2918  
Villalba, Jason(R)Relating to the prosecution of the offense of interference with public duties.
Bill History: 03-26-15 H Not heard in committee House Select on Emerging Issues in Law Enforc


HB 3007  
Fletcher, Allen(R)Relating to the carrying of concealed handguns in a courthouse by certain court clerks.
Bill History: 03-23-15 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Homeland Security and Public Safety


HB 3046  
Herrero, Abel(D)Relating to the prosecution of the offense of failure to identify.
Bill History: 04-20-15 H Committee action pending House Criminal Jurisprudence


HB 3165  
Bohac, Dwayne(R)Relating to warrants issued to obtain cell site information through the use of a cell site simulator device.
Bill History: 04-30-15 H Committee action pending House Select on Emerging Issues in Law Enforc


HB 3169  
Schofield, Mike (F)(R)Relating to requiring the consent of all parties to legally intercept certain communications.
Companions:
SB 1223Bettencourt, Paul (F)(Identical)
  5-12-15 S Meeting set for 1:30 P.M. OR ADJ., E1.016, Senate Criminal Justice
Bill History: 03-23-15 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Criminal Jurisprudence


HB 3171  
Simpson, David(R)Relating to repealing civil asset forfeiture provisions and establishing criminal asset forfeiture in this state.
Companions:
SB 1863Burton, Konni (F)(Identical)
  3-25-15 S Introduced and referred to committee on Senate Criminal Justice
Bill History: 04-15-15 H Committee action pending House State Affairs


HB 3196  
Miller, Doug(R)Relating to the prosecution of the offense of improper photography or visual recording.
Bill History: 05-14-15 H Set on the House Calendar


HB 3296  
Fletcher, Allen(R)Relating to an increase in punishment for certain persons convicted of theft of nickel-bearing alloys.
Bill History: 04-14-15 H Committee action pending House Environmental Regulation


HB 3341  
Pena, Gilbert (F)(R)Relating to a requirement that school district superintendents report information relating to the use of restraints against students and student arrests and enhancing the penalty prescribed for certain acts.
Bill History: 05-14-15 H Set on the House Calendar


HB 3353  
Walle, Amando(D)Relating to the offense of barratry and solicitation of professional employment.
Bill History: 03-17-15 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Insurance


HB 3435  
Raymond, Richard(D)Relating to civil and criminal actions related to racketeer influenced and corrupt organizations.
Bill History: 03-24-15 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Judiciary and Civil Jurisprudence


HB 3496  
Schofield, Mike (F)(R)Relating to authorizing certain first responders to carry a concealed handgun while on duty and to the prosecution of certain related offenses.
Bill History: 03-18-15 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Homeland Security and Public Safety


HB 3559  
Fallon, Pat(R)Relating to the offense of the carrying of a handgun by a concealed handgun license holder at certain meetings of a governmental entity.
Bill History: 04-21-15 H Meeting set for 8:00 A.M., E2.014 - House Homeland Security and Public Safety


HB 3646  
Smithee, John(R)Relating to insurance claims and certain prohibited acts and practices in or in relation to the business of insurance.
Companions:
SB 1628Taylor, Larry(Identical)
  5-22-15 H Sent to the Calendars Committee
Bill History: 04-22-15 H Committee action pending House Insurance


HB 3717  
Schaefer, Matt(R)Relating to the criminal penalty for a person who carries a concealed weapon into a prohibited area.
Bill History: 03-19-15 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Homeland Security and Public Safety


HB 3743  
Spitzer, Stuart (F)(R)Relating to increasing the punishment for an offense involving the operation of a motor vehicle while intoxicated in which the actor causes bodily injury to another.
Bill History: 05-11-15 H Sent to the Calendars Committee


HB 3751  
Herrero, Abel(D)Relating to the prosecution of the offense of aggravated kidnapping.
Companions:
SB 614Burton, Konni (F)(Identical)
  2-23-15 S Introduced and referred to committee on Senate Criminal Justice
Bill History: 05-14-15 H Set on the House Calendar


HB 3797  
Raymond, Richard(D)Relating to the prosecution of the offense of online solicitation of a minor.
Bill History: 03-23-15 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Criminal Jurisprudence


HB 3831  
Canales, Terry(D)Relating to who is a minor for the purposes of the Alcoholic Beverage Code and certain related laws.
Bill History: 03-23-15 H Introduced and referred to committee on Licensing and Administrative Procedures


HB 3834  
Thompson, Ed(R)Relating to the creation of the criminal offense of barratry by a public insurance adjuster.
Bill History: 03-23-15 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Insurance


HB 3839  
Deshotel, Joe(D)Relating to the operation of casino gaming in this state by licensed persons in certain areas of this state to provide additional money for residual windstorm insurance coverage in the coastal areas.
Bill History: 04-20-15 H Committee action pending Licensing and Administrative Procedures


HB 3843  
Thompson, Ed(R)Relating to creating the criminal offense of prohibited conduct by public insurance adjusters.
Bill History: 03-23-15 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Insurance


HB 3884  
Dutton, Harold(D)
Whitmire, John(D)
Relating to the carrying of knives.
Bill History: 05-22-15 S Recommended for Local/Uncontested Calendar


HB 3959  
Moody, Joe(D)Relating to a criminal penalty for violating a condition of bond, condition of community supervision, or court order requiring installation of an ignition interlock device.
Companions:
SB 510Rodriguez, Jose(Identical)
  2-11-15 S Introduced and referred to committee on Senate Criminal Justice
Bill History: 04-20-15 H Removed from hearing 04/20/15 - House Criminal Jurisprudence


HB 3977  
Dukes, Dawnna(D)Relating to increasing the penalty for causing injury to a child.
Bill History: 05-18-15 S Referred to Senate Committee on Senate Criminal Justice


HB 3985  
Dukes, Dawnna(D)Relating to the use of certain controlled substances to facilitate the commission of the offense of aggravated sexual assault.
Bill History: 05-11-15 H Sent to the Calendars Committee


HB 4014  
Martinez Fischer, Trey(D)Relating to increasing the criminal penalty for certain offenses committed on the premises of a public transportation system.
Bill History: 03-23-15 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Criminal Jurisprudence


HB 4019  
Herrero, Abel(D)Relating to the operation of a sports betting website and the placement of a bet through a sports betting website.
Bill History: 04-01-15 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Criminal Jurisprudence


SB 11  
Birdwell, Brian(R)
Fletcher, Allen(R)
Relating to the carrying of concealed handguns on the campuses of and certain other locations associated with institutions of higher education.
Companions:
HB 937Fletcher, Allen(Identical)
  4-13-15 H Reported from committee as substituted House Homeland Security and Public Safety
Bill History: 08-01-16 G Earliest effective date


SB 17  
Estes, Craig(R)Relating to the authority of a person who is licensed to carry a handgun to openly carry a holstered gun.
Companions:
HB 910Phillips, Larry(Identical)
  1- 1-16 G Earliest effective date
Bill History: 05-05-15 H Referred to House Committee on House Homeland Security and Public Safety


SB 51  
Zaffirini, Judith(D)Relating to local option elections to legalize or prohibit the operation of eight-liners and the imposition of a fee on eight-liner owners.
Bill History: 01-26-15 S Introduced and referred to committee on Senate State Affairs


SB 87  
Ellis, Rodney(D)Relating to the elimination of smoking in certain workplaces and public places.
Bill History: 01-26-15 S Introduced and referred to committee on Senate Health and Human Services


SB 97  
Hinojosa, Chuy(D)
Alvarado, Carol(D)
Relating to regulation of the sale, distribution, possession, use, and advertising of vapor products.
Companions:
HB 2321Longoria, Oscar(Identical)
  3-24-15 H Committee action pending House Public Health
Bill History: 10-01-15 G Earliest effective date


SB 104  
Hinojosa, Chuy(D)Relating to the age of criminal responsibility and to certain substantive and procedural matters related to that age.
Bill History: 01-27-15 S Introduced and referred to committee on Senate Criminal Justice


SB 111  
Taylor, Van (F)(R)Relating to the criminal penalties for insider trading and other misuse of official information by public servants.
Bill History: 01-27-15 S Introduced and referred to committee on Senate State Affairs


SB 120  
Campbell, Donna(R)Relating to the penalty for theft of an official ballot or official carrier envelope for an election.
Bill History: 01-27-15 S Introduced and referred to committee on Senate State Affairs


SB 124  
West, Royce(D)Relating to certain criminal offenses concerning the unlawful transfer or purchase of certain weapons.
Bill History: 01-27-15 S Introduced and referred to committee on Senate Criminal Justice


SB 147  
Rodriguez, Jose(D)
Hernandez, Ana(D)
Relating to the violation of certain court orders or conditions of bond in a family violence, sexual assault or abuse, stalking, or trafficking case.
Companions:
HB 498Hernandez, Ana(Identical)
  4-15-15 H Committee action pending House Criminal Jurisprudence
SB 352Birdwell, Brian(Identical)
  2- 2-15 S Introduced and referred to committee on Senate Criminal Justice
Bill History: 09-01-15 G Earliest effective date


SB 148  
Rodriguez, Jose(D)Relating to the repeal of the offense of homosexual conduct.
Companions:
HB 553Moody, Joe(Identical)
  5- 1-15 H Removed from hearing 05/06/15, House Criminal Jurisprudence
HB 1523Farrar, Jessica(Identical)
  5- 6-15 H Committee action pending House Criminal Jurisprudence
HB 2057Coleman, Garnet(Identical)
  5- 6-15 H Committee action pending House Criminal Jurisprudence
Bill History: 01-27-15 S Introduced and referred to committee on Senate Criminal Justice


SB 171  
Huffman, Joan(R)Relating to the addition of an offense for the continuous smuggling of persons.
Bill History: 01-27-15 S Introduced and referred to committee on Senate Criminal Justice


SB 183  
Huffman, Joan(R)
White, James(R)
Relating to the offense of the violation of civil rights of and improper sexual activity with individuals in custody.
Bill History: 09-01-15 G Earliest effective date


SB 187  
Creighton, Brandon (F)(R)Relating to a defense to prosecution of the offense of Medicaid fraud.
Companions:
HB 334Ashby, Trenton(Identical)
  2-12-15 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Criminal Jurisprudence
Bill History: 01-27-15 S Introduced and referred to committee on Senate Criminal Justice


SB 226  
Ellis, Rodney(D)Relating to the applicability of the death penalty to a capital offense committed by a person with an intellectual disability.
Bill History: 01-28-15 S Introduced and referred to committee on Senate Criminal Justice


SB 229  
Creighton, Brandon (F)(R)Relating to the unlawful seizure of a firearm by a governmental officer or employee.
Companions:
HB 2269Metcalf, Will (F)(Identical)
  5-14-15 H Set on the House Calendar
Bill History: 01-28-15 S Introduced and referred to committee on Senate State Affairs


SB 256  
Ellis, Rodney(D)Relating to creating an offense for the unlawful possession or transfer of a large-capacity magazine.
Bill History: 01-28-15 S Introduced and referred to committee on Senate State Affairs


SB 257  
Ellis, Rodney(D)Relating to the reporting of a lost or stolen firearm.
Bill History: 01-28-15 S Introduced and referred to committee on Senate State Affairs


SB 258  
Ellis, Rodney(D)Relating to the creation of certain offenses concerning firearm sales at gun shows.
Bill History: 01-28-15 S Introduced and referred to committee on Senate State Affairs


SB 259  
Ellis, Rodney(D)Relating to criminal history background checks in connection with firearm transfers.
Bill History: 01-28-15 S Introduced and referred to committee on Senate State Affairs


SB 273  
Campbell, Donna(R)
Guillen, Ryan(D)
Relating to certain offenses relating to carrying concealed handguns on property owned or leased by a governmental entity.
Companions:
HB 226Guillen, Ryan(Identical)
  5-14-15 H Set on the House Calendar
Bill History: 09-01-15 G Earliest effective date


SB 311  
Campbell, Donna(R)Relating to certain offenses involving the carrying of concealed handguns by license holders and to defenses and exceptions to the prosecution of those offenses.
Bill History: 02-02-15 S Introduced and referred to committee on Senate State Affairs


SB 342  
Huffines, Donald (F)(R)Relating to providing for the open and concealed carrying of handguns without a license and to related offenses and penalties.
Bill History: 02-02-15 S Introduced and referred to committee on Senate State Affairs


SB 344  
Huffman, Joan(R)
Dale, Tony(R)
Relating to the prosecution of the offense of online solicitation of a minor.
Companions:
HB 815Krause, Matt(Identical)
  3-25-15 H Committee action pending House Criminal Jurisprudence
HB 861Dale, Tony(Identical)
  5- 4-15 H Laid on the table - subject to call - see SB 344
Bill History: 09-01-15 G Earliest effective date


SB 345  
Huffman, Joan(R)Relating to the prosecution of the offense of breach of computer security.
Companions:
HB 896Hernandez, Ana(Identical)
  9- 1-15 G Earliest effective date
Bill History: 04-15-15 H Referred to House Committee on House Criminal Jurisprudence


SB 346  
Estes, Craig(R)Relating to the authority of a person who is licensed to carry a handgun to openly carry a holstered handgun.
Companions:
HB 910Phillips, Larry(Identical)
  1- 1-16 G Earliest effective date
Bill History: 02-09-15 S Removed from hearing 02/12/15 - Senate State Affairs


SB 352  
Birdwell, Brian(R)Relating to the violation of certain court orders or conditions of bond in a family violence, sexual assault or abuse, stalking, or trafficking case.
Companions:
HB 498Hernandez, Ana(Identical)
  4-15-15 H Committee action pending House Criminal Jurisprudence
SB 147Rodriguez, Jose(Identical)
  9- 1-15 G Earliest effective date
Bill History: 02-02-15 S Introduced and referred to committee on Senate Criminal Justice


SB 370  
Ellis, Rodney(D)Relating to the insanity defense in a criminal case.
Bill History: 02-02-15 S Introduced and referred to committee on Senate Criminal Justice


SB 377  
Rodriguez, Jose(D)Relating to the prosecution of the offense of prostitution.
Companions:
HB 1363Johnson, Eric(Identical)
  6-20-15 G Vetoed by the Governor
Bill History: 02-02-15 S Introduced and referred to committee on Senate Criminal Justice


SB 393  
Burton, Konni (F)(R)
Pena, Gilbert (F)(R)
Relating to the punishment for certain offenses against property or against public administration.
Companions:
HB 1530Pena, Gilbert (F)(Identical)
  5-14-15 H Set on the House Calendar
Bill History: 05-26-15 H Set on the House Calendar


SB 439  
Hall, Bob (F)(R)Relating to the prosecution of the offense of unlawful carrying of weapons.
Companions:
HB 1509Sheets, Kenneth(Identical)
  4- 2-15 H Recommended for Local and Consent Calendar
Bill History: 02-09-15 S Introduced and referred to committee on Senate State Affairs


SB 446  
Hall, Bob (F)(R)Relating to increased penalties for the offense of trafficking of persons that involves a child victim or the death of any victim.
Companions:
HB 2054Tinderholt, Tony (F)(Identical)
  3-13-15 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Criminal Jurisprudence
Bill History: 02-09-15 S Introduced and referred to committee on Senate Criminal Justice


SB 473  
Perry, Charles (F)(R)
Frullo, John(R)
Relating to defenses and exceptions to the prosecution of the criminal offense of the possession, manufacture, transport, repair, or sale of certain prohibited explosive weapons, firearms, and related items.
Companions:
HB 989Frullo, John(Identical)
  5- 8-15 H Laid on the table - subject to call - see SB 473
Bill History: 09-01-15 G Earliest effective date


SB 492  
Whitmire, John(D)Relating to the prosecution of the offense of indencency with a child.
Companions:
HB 71Gonzalez, Mary(Identical)
  5-14-15 H Failed to pass to third reading (Vote: N: 79/Y: 51)
Bill History: 02-10-15 S Introduced and referred to committee on Senate Criminal Justice


SB 493  
Huffman, Joan(R)Relating to evidence or testimony given by certain witnesses in a criminal case based on the trafficking of persons.
Companions:
HB 517Moody, Joe(Identical)
  3-13-15 H Removed from hearing 03/18/15, House Criminal Jurisprudence
Bill History: 02-11-15 S Introduced and referred to committee on Senate Criminal Justice


SB 509  
Rodriguez, Jose(D)Relating to the prosecution of certain offenses committed against a person in custody.
Companions:
HB 511Moody, Joe(Identical)
  9- 1-15 G Earliest effective date
Bill History: 02-11-15 S Introduced and referred to committee on Senate Criminal Justice


SB 510  
Rodriguez, Jose(D)Relating to a criminal penalty for violating a condition of bond, condition of community supervision, or court order requiring installation of an ignition interlock device.
Companions:
HB 3959Moody, Joe(Identical)
  4-20-15 H Removed from hearing 04/20/15, House Criminal Jurisprudence
Bill History: 02-11-15 S Introduced and referred to committee on Senate Criminal Justice


SB 614  
Burton, Konni (F)(R)Relating to the prosecution of the offense of aggravated kidnapping.
Companions:
HB 3751Herrero, Abel(Identical)
  5-14-15 H Set on the House Calendar
Bill History: 02-23-15 S Introduced and referred to committee on Senate Criminal Justice


SB 621  
Estes, Craig(R)Relating to criminal offenses involving, and governmental liability for retaliatory prosecutions associated with, the filming, recording, photographing, documenting, or observing of a peace officer.
Bill History: 02-23-15 S Introduced and referred to committee on Senate State Affairs


SB 825  
Huffman, Joan(R)
Thompson, Senfronia(D)
Relating to the prosecution of the offense of prostitution.
Companions:
HB 2061Thompson, Senfronia(Identical)
  3-25-15 H Committee action pending House Criminal Jurisprudence
Bill History: 09-01-15 G Earliest effective date


SB 831  
Kolkhorst, Lois (F)(R)Relating to voluntary and informed consent to an abortion and prevention of coerced abortions.
Companions:
HB 1648White, Molly (F)(Identical)
  4-29-15 H Committee action pending House State Affairs
Bill History: 03-03-15 S Introduced and referred to committee on Senate State Affairs


SB 835  
Taylor, Van (F)(R)
Sheets, Kenneth(R)
Relating to increasing the punishment for the offense of fraudulent or fictitious military record.
Companions:
HB 822Sheets, Kenneth(Identical)
  4-27-15 H Laid on the table - subject to call - see SB 835
Bill History: 09-01-15 G Earliest effective date


SB 898  
Fraser, Troy(R)Relating to charitable raffles conducted by certain professional sports team charitable foundations.
Companions:
HB 975Geren, Charlie(Identical)
  1- 1-16 G Earliest effective date
Bill History: 04-01-15 S Reported favorably from committee on Senate Natural Resources and Economic Develop


SB 923  
Watson, Kirk(D)
Zedler, Bill(R)
Relating to the prosecution of the offense of obstruction or retaliation.
Companions:
HB 1758Zedler, Bill(Identical)
  5- 6-15 H Committee action pending House Criminal Jurisprudence
Bill History: 09-01-15 G Earliest effective date


SB 1006  
Rodriguez, Jose(D)Relating to gun violence restraining orders and gun seizure warrants.
Bill History: 03-10-15 S Introduced and referred to committee on Senate State Affairs


SB 1083  
Rodriguez, Jose(D)Relating to the punishment for a capital felony committed by an individual younger than 18 years of age.
Bill History: 03-16-15 S Introduced and referred to committee on Senate Criminal Justice


SB 1091  
Hall, Bob (F)(R)Relating to criminal trespass by an unauthorized immigrant.
Bill History: 03-16-15 S Introduced and referred to committee on Senate State Affairs


SB 1110  
Burton, Konni (F)(R)Relating to the carrying of concealed handguns by certain license holders on certain locations associated with a public or private school or educational institution.
Companions:
HB 1234Tinderholt, Tony (F)(Identical)
  3- 4-15 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Homeland Security and Public Safety
Bill History: 03-16-15 S Introduced and referred to committee on Senate State Affairs


SB 1135  
Garcia, Sylvia(D)
Gonzalez, Mary(D)
Relating to civil and criminal liability for the disclosure or promotion of certain intimate visual material.
Bill History: 09-01-15 G Earliest effective date


SB 1212  
Kolkhorst, Lois (F)(R)Relating to the creation of the offense of unlawful disclosure of intimate visual material.
Bill History: 03-17-15 S Introduced and referred to committee on Senate Criminal Justice


SB 1223  
Bettencourt, Paul (F)(R)Relating to requiring the consent of all parties to legally intercept certain communications.
Companions:
HB 3169Schofield, Mike (F)(Identical)
  3-23-15 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Criminal Jurisprudence
Bill History: 05-12-15 S Meeting set for 1:30 P.M. OR ADJ., E1.016 - Senate Criminal Justice


SB 1317  
Menendez, Jose (F)(D)
Miller, Doug(R)
Relating to the prosecution of the offense of improper photography or visual recording.
Companions:
HB 147Minjarez, Ina (F)(Identical)
  2- 9-15 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Criminal Jurisprudence
Bill History: 06-18-15 G Earliest effective date


SB 1393  
Zaffirini, Judith(D)Relating to the creation of the offense of theft of pipeline equipment, oil and gas equipment, oil, gas, or condensate and the unauthorized purchase or sale of oil, gas, or condensate.
Bill History: 03-18-15 S Introduced and referred to committee on Senate Natural Resources and Economic Develop


SB 1418  
Taylor, Van (F)(R)Relating to increasing the penalty for causing injury to a child.
Bill History: 03-18-15 S Introduced and referred to committee on Senate Criminal Justice


SB 1446  
Campbell, Donna(R)Relating to the prosecution of the offense of improper photography or visual recording.
Bill History: 04-28-15 S Removed from hearing 04/28/15 - Senate Criminal Justice


SB 1486  
Garcia, Sylvia(D)Relating to the presumption of intent in the prosecution of certain criminal cases involving theft by check or issuance of a bad check.
Bill History: 03-19-15 S Introduced and referred to committee on Senate Criminal Justice


SB 1573  
Uresti, Carlos(D)Relating to increasing the criminal penalty for certain offenses committed on the premises of a public transportation system.
Bill History: 03-23-15 S Introduced and referred to committee on Senate Criminal Justice


SB 1628  
Taylor, Larry(R)
Smithee, John(R)
Relating to insurance claims and certain prohibited acts and practices in or in relation to the business of insurance.
Companions:
HB 3646Smithee, John(Identical)
  4-22-15 H Committee action pending House Insurance
Bill History: 05-22-15 H Sent to the Calendars Committee


SB 1661  
Lucio, Eddie(D)Relating to abolishing the death penalty.
Bill History: 03-23-15 S Introduced and referred to committee on Senate Criminal Justice


SB 1684  
Huffines, Donald (F)(R)Relating to authorizing certain first responders to carry a concealed handgun while on duty and to the prosecution of certain related offenses.
Bill History: 05-25-15 S Placed on the Senate Calendar for


SB 1795  
West, Royce(D)Relating to creating a defense to prosecution for the offense of resisting arrest, search, or transportation or the offenses of escape or permitting or facilitating escape.
Companions:
HB 1168Rinaldi, Matt (F)(Identical)
  3-19-15 H Not heard in committee House Select on Emerging Issues in Law Enforc
Bill History: 03-24-15 S Introduced and referred to committee on Senate Criminal Justice


SB 1828  
Zaffirini, Judith(D)
Fletcher, Allen(R)
Relating to the creation of the offense of cargo theft.
Companions:
HB 102Fletcher, Allen(Identical)
  5- 8-15 H Laid on the table - subject to call - see SB 1828
Bill History: 09-01-15 G Earliest effective date


SB 1863  
Burton, Konni (F)(R)Relating to repealing civil asset forfeiture provisions and establishing criminal asset forfeiture in this state.
Companions:
HB 3171Simpson, David(Identical)
  4-15-15 H Committee action pending House State Affairs
Bill History: 03-25-15 S Introduced and referred to committee on Senate Criminal Justice


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