COMMITTEE:    Criminal Justice 

TIME & DATE:  1:30 PM or upon adjournment
Tuesday, April 23, 2013 

PLACE:        E1.016 (Hearing Room) 
CHAIR:        Senator John Whitmire 



To consider the following:


SB 189        Huffman                
Relating to the eligibility of certain inmates convicted of injury to a child for release to mandatory supervision.

SB 368        Whitmire               
Relating to the release by a sheriff of certain defendants to an electronic monitoring or house arrest program.

SB 443        Birdwell               
Relating to leave for reserve law enforcement officers for required training.

SB 1183       Huffman                
Relating to testing of a juvenile for a sexually transmitted disease or human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) upon the filing of a petition alleging delinquent conduct.

SB 1191       Davis                  
Relating to the care provided to a sexual assault survivor by a health care facility.

SB 1323       Seliger                
Relating to the authority of a county to establish a centralized sex offender registration authority.

SB 1360       Rodríguez              
Relating to the punishment for the offense of tampering with a witness and the evidence that may be offered to show that offense.

SB 1416       Deuell                 
Relating to the determination of whether a use of force against another is justified.

SB 1439       West                   
Relating to property and evidence technicians.

SB 1440       West                   
Relating to adjudication and disposition of juvenile conduct.

SB 1451       Hinojosa               
Relating to the prosecution of the offense of money laundering and to the forfeiture of certain contraband.

SB 1517       Van de Putte           
Relating to the placement of a child in disciplinary seclusion in a juvenile facility.

SB 1712       Rodríguez              
Relating to the prosecution of the offense of prostitution.

SB 1769       Rodríguez              
Relating to the creation of an advisory committee to examine the fingerprinting practices of the Texas Juvenile Justice Department.

SB 1798       Watson                 
Relating to the prosecution of the offense of obstruction or retaliation; providing penalties.

SB 1907       Hegar
Relating to the transportation and storage of concealed handguns and ammunition by students in vehicles on the campuses of institutions of higher education.

At the Chairman's discretion, the Committee may also consider any pending business;


SB 384        Carona                 
Relating to the offense of failure to report abuse or neglect of a child.

SB 669        Whitmire               
Relating to the manner in which a bail bond or personal bond is forfeited and circumstances under which a final judgment of forfeiture may be reformed.

SB 786        Hinojosa               
Relating to warrants issued to obtain location information from wireless communications devices and to public access to law enforcement or prosecutor requests for certain related location or communication information.

SB 1522       Hegar                  
Relating to the responsibility of the county to hold certain persons in county jail before a return or transfer of the person to the Texas Department of Criminal Justice.

If submitting written testimony, please provide 21 copies with your name on each.




Bills added after last posting:

SB 1907


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