HB 678

84(R) - 2015
House Corrections
House Corrections
Criminal Procedure
Housing & Urban Affairs

Vote Recommendation

  • Neutral
  • Neutral
  • Neutral
  • Neutral
  • Neutral


Sylvester Turner


John Otto

Bill Caption

Relating to advance notice regarding the housing of sexually violent predators at a new location in various counties of this state.

Fiscal Notes

No significant fiscal implication to the State or local government is anticipated.

Bill Analysis

HB 678 would amend the chapter entitled “Civil Commitment of Sexually Violent Predators” within the Health and Safety Code to stipulate that a notice of intent regarding new residence or facility shall be provided to each legislator whose district is directly impacted.

Vote Recommendation Notes

Requiring this notice to legislators neither affirms nor abridges our liberty principles. We are neutral.