HB 1140

84(R) - 2015
House County Affairs
House County Affairs
County Affairs

Vote Recommendation

  • Neutral
  • Neutral
  • Neutral
  • Neutral
  • Neutral


Celia Israel

Bill Caption

Relating to reports regarding the confinement of pregnant prisoners in county jails.

Fiscal Notes

No significant fiscal implication anticipated.

Bill Analysis

05/18/2015 We remain neutral on HB 1140 in the second chamber. The second chamber sponsor is Senator Whitmire.

HB 1140 would require county sheriffs to report factors concerning the care of pregnant prisoners to the Commission on Jail Standard. The bill would require the commission to provide a copy of the summary no later than December 1, 2016, to the governor, the lieutenant governor, the speaker of the house of representatives, and each standing committee of the senate and house of representatives having primary jurisdiction over matters relating to corrections.

Vote Recommendation Notes

This bill does not affirm or abridge any of the principles of liberty, therefore we are neutral on this legislation.