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CS/CS/SB 1396: Judicial Branch

GENERAL BILL by Appropriations ; Judiciary ; Steube ; (CO-INTRODUCERS) Brandes

Judicial Branch; Authorizing certain Supreme Court Justices to have an appropriate facility in their district of residence designated as their official headquarters; adding judges to the Ninth Judicial Circuit Court; requiring sheriffs to provide security for trial court facilities; increasing the limit of the amount in controversy in certain actions at law under which the county court has original jurisdiction of such actions, etc.

Effective Date: Except as otherwise expressly provided in this act and except for this section, which shall take effect upon becoming a law, this act shall take effect July 1, 2018
Last Action: 3/8/2018 Senate - Laid on Table -SJ 963
Bill Text: Web Page | PDF

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  • Bill History

    Date Chamber Action
    12/28/2017 Senate • Filed
    1/12/2018 Senate • Referred to Judiciary; Appropriations Subcommittee on Criminal and Civil Justice; Appropriations -SJ 164
    1/17/2018 Senate • Introduced -SJ 164
    1/22/2018 Senate • On Committee agenda-- Judiciary, 01/25/18, 10:00 am, 110 Senate Office Building
    1/25/2018 Senate • CS by Judiciary; YEAS 9 NAYS 0 -SJ 227
    1/26/2018 Senate • Pending reference review under Rule 4.7(2) - (Committee Substitute)
    1/29/2018 Senate • Now in Appropriations Subcommittee on Criminal and Civil Justice -SJ 227
    1/30/2018 Senate • CS by Judiciary read 1st time -SJ 234
    2/9/2018 Senate • On Committee agenda-- Appropriations Subcommittee on Criminal and Civil Justice, 02/14/18, 1:30 pm, 37 Senate Office Building
    2/14/2018 Senate • Subcommittee Recommendation: CS/CS by Appropriations Subcommittee on Criminal and Civil Justice; YEAS 6 NAYS 0 -SJ 354
    2/16/2018 Senate • Now in Appropriations -SJ 354
    3/1/2018 Senate • On Committee agenda-- Appropriations, 03/02/18, 9:00 am, 412 Knott Building
    3/2/2018 Senate • CS/CS by- Appropriations; YEAS 17 NAYS 0 -SJ 771
    3/6/2018 Senate • Pending reference review -under Rule 4.7(2) - (Committee Substitute)
    • Placed on Calendar, on 2nd reading -SJ 771
    • Placed on Special Order Calendar, 03/08/18 -SJ 967
    • CS/CS by Appropriations read 1st time -SJ 772
    3/8/2018 Senate • Read 2nd time -SJ 962
    • Substituted CS/HB 7061 (Died in Senate returning Messages) -SJ 963
    • Laid on Table -SJ 963

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  • CS/CS/SB 1396, Committee Substitute 2 (Current Bill Version) Posted 3/6/2018 at 2:14 PM

    Bill Text:   Web Page PDF
    Analyses:   Appropriations (Post-Meeting) 3/6/2018 (pdf)

    Related Bills (6)

    Bill Number Subject Filed By Relationship Learn more about bill relationships Last Action and Location Track Bills
    H 5301 Judges Justice Appropriations Subcommittee Compare Last Action: 3/10/2018 S Died in Judiciary, companion bill(s) passed, see HB 5001 (Ch. 2018-9)
    H 7061 (e1) Jurisdiction of County Courts Civil Justice and Claims Subcommittee Compare Last Action: 3/10/2018 S Died in returning Messages
    H 7089 Public Safety Judiciary Committee Compare Last Action: 3/10/2018 H Died on Calendar, companion bill(s) passed, see HB 1201 (Ch. 2018-104)
    S 248 County Court Judges Hutson Compare Last Action: 3/10/2018 S Died in Judiciary
    S 1218 (c2) Public Safety Brandes Compare Last Action: 3/10/2018 S Died on Calendar, companion bill(s) passed, see HB 491 (Ch. 2018-49), CS/HB 547 (Ch. 2018-92), HB 1201 (Ch. 2018-104), CS/CS/SB 1392 (Ch. 2018-127)
    S 1384 (c1) Courts Brandes Compare Last Action: 3/10/2018 S Died in Appropriations Subcommittee on Criminal and Civil Justice

    Citations - Statutes (7)

    Citation Catchline Location in Bill Location In Bill Help
    25.025 Page 2 (pdf)
    26.031 Judicial circuits; number of judges. Page 4 (pdf)
    29.008 County funding of court-related functions. Page 4 (pdf)
    30.15 Powers, duties, and obligations. Page 10 (pdf)
    34.01 Jurisdiction of county court. Page 11 (pdf)
    34.022 Number of county court judges for each county. Page 13 (pdf)
    105.031 Qualification; filing fee; candidate’s oath; items required to be filed. Page 13 (pdf)

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  • CS/SB 1396, Committee Substitute 1 Posted 1/26/2018 at 9:02 AM

    Bill Text:   Web Page PDF
    Analyses:   Appropriations Subcommittee on Criminal and Civil Justice (Pre-Meeting) 2/16/2018 (pdf)
    Appropriations Subcommittee on Criminal and Civil Justice (Post-Meeting) 2/16/2018 (pdf)
    Appropriations (Pre-Meeting) 3/1/2018 (pdf)
    Appropriations PCS 535720 (Pre-Meeting) 3/1/2018 (pdf)

    Related Bills (2)

    Bill Number Subject Filed By Relationship Learn more about bill relationships Last Action and Location Track Bills
    H 5301 Judges Justice Appropriations Subcommittee Similar Last Action: 3/10/2018 S Died in Judiciary, companion bill(s) passed, see HB 5001 (Ch. 2018-9)
    S 1384 (c1) Courts Brandes Compare Last Action: 3/10/2018 S Died in Appropriations Subcommittee on Criminal and Civil Justice

    Proposed Committee Substitutes (1)

    PCS and Amendments Sponsor Filed Last Committee Action Format
    535720 - Proposed Committee Substitute Appropriations 2/16/2018
    11:37 AM
    Replaced by Committee Substitute
    3/2/2018
    Web Page
    PDF
    hierarchy 554532 - Amendment (535720)
    Between lines 80 and 81 insert:
    Appropriations
    (Steube)
    3/1/2018
    4:06 PM
    (Late Filed)
    Replaced by Committee Substitute
    3/2/2018
    Web Page
    PDF
    hierarchy 225404 - Amendment (535720)
    Between lines 80 and 81 insert:
    Appropriations
    (Steube)
    3/1/2018
    7:46 PM
    (Late Filed)
    Replaced by Committee Substitute
    3/2/2018
    Web Page
    PDF
    hierarchy 830072 - Amendment (535720)
    Delete line 149 and insert:
    Appropriations
    (Steube)
    3/1/2018
    3:40 PM
    Replaced by Committee Substitute
    3/2/2018
    Web Page
    PDF

    Committee Amendments (1)

    Amendment Sponsor Filed Last Committee Action Format
    343172 - Amendment (Delete All)
    Delete everything after the enacting clause and insert:
    Appropriations Subcommittee on Criminal and Civil Justice
    (Steube)
    2/12/2018
    1:53 PM
    Replaced by Committee Substitute
    2/15/2018
    Web Page
    PDF

    Committee Votes (2)

    Date Committee Result
    2/14/2018 1:30 PM Appropriations Subcommittee on Criminal and Civil Justice 6 Yeas - 0 Nays
    3/2/2018 9:00 AM Appropriations 17 Yeas - 0 Nays

    Citations - Statutes (2)

    Citation Catchline Location in Bill Location In Bill Help
    26.031 Judicial circuits; number of judges. Page 1 (pdf)
    34.022 Number of county court judges for each county. Page 2 (pdf)

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  • SB 1396, Original Filed Version Posted 12/28/2017 at 11:00 AM

    Bill Text:   Web Page PDF
    Analyses:   Judiciary (Pre-Meeting) 1/24/2018 (pdf)
    Judiciary (Post-Meeting) 1/26/2018 (pdf)

    Related Bills (1)

    Bill Number Subject Filed By Relationship Learn more about bill relationships Last Action and Location Track Bills
    H 5301 Judges Justice Appropriations Subcommittee Similar Last Action: 3/10/2018 S Died in Judiciary, companion bill(s) passed, see HB 5001 (Ch. 2018-9)

    Committee Amendments (1)

    Amendment Sponsor Filed Last Committee Action Format
    262208 - Amendment
    Delete line 32.
    Judiciary
    (Flores)
    1/24/2018
    5:46 PM
    Replaced by Committee Substitute
    1/25/2018
    Web Page
    PDF

    Committee Votes (1)

    Date Committee Result
    1/25/2018 10:00 AM Judiciary 9 Yeas - 0 Nays

    Citations - Statutes (2)

    Citation Catchline Location in Bill Location In Bill Help
    26.031 Judicial circuits; number of judges. Page 1 (pdf)
    34.022 Number of county court judges for each county. Page 2 (pdf)

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