HB 2090

83(R) - 2013
Criminal Justice

Vote Recommendation

  • Neutral
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  • Positive


Terry Canales

Bill Caption

Relating to a written statement made by an accused as a result of custodial interrogation.

Fiscal Notes

No significant fiscal implication is anticipated on the State or local governments.

Bill Analysis

Summary: HB 2090 would require a written statement of an accused to be presented in a language that the accused can read and understand.

Analysis: HB 2090 would prevent a non-english speaker from signing a statement the individual might not understand. This bill promotes individual liberty. TPPA recommends voting YES on HB 2090.