HB 452

84(R) - 2015
House Criminal Jurisprudence
House Criminal Jurisprudence
Criminal Procedure
District Courts

Vote Recommendation

  • Neutral
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  • Positive


Roberto Alonzo

Bill Caption

Relating to pretrial hearings in criminal cases in certain courts.

Fiscal Notes

No significant fiscal implication to the State is anticipated.

Bill Analysis

HB 452 would amend the chapter entitled “Motions, Pleadings, and Exceptions” within the Code of Criminal Procedure with the intent to set into motion procedures to expedite pretrial hearings.

Vote Recommendation Notes

Although HB 452 would help to facilitate the constitutional right to a “speedy trial" and would therefore affirm individual liberty.

Organizations Supporting

Texas Public Policy Foundation