HB 1590

86(R) - 2019
House Homeland Security & Public Safety
Senate Criminal Justice
House Homeland Security & Public Safety
Senate Criminal Justice

Vote Recommendation

  • Neutral
  • Neutral
  • Neutral
  • Neutral
  • Neutral


Donna Howard
Todd Hunter
Rick Miller
Geanie Morrison
Victoria Neave


Alma A. Allen
Steve Allison
Charles Anderson
Trent Ashby
Michelle Beckley
Diego Bernal
Kyle Biedermann
Cesar Blanco
Dwayne Bohac
Rhetta Andrews Bowers
DeWayne Burns
Angie Chen Button
Briscoe Cain
Gina Calanni
Giovanni Capriglione
Travis Clardy
Sheryl Cole
Nicole Collier
Philip Cortez
Sarah Davis
Alex Dominguez
John Frullo
Mary Gonzalez
Vikki Goodwin
Sam Harless
Cody Harris
Cole Hefner
Gina Hinojosa
Celia Israel
Julie Johnson
Ken King
Tracy King
Stephanie Klick
Matt Krause
Mike Lang
Jeff Leach
Morgan Meyer
Theresa Meza
Ina Minjarez
Christina Morales
Jim Murphy
Evelina Ortega
Tan Parker
Dennis Paul
Mary Ann Perez
Dade Phelan
John Raney
Eddie Rodriguez
Toni Rose
Jon E. Rosenthal
Matt Schaefer
Matt Shaheen
Reggie Smith
Jonathan Stickland
Lynn Stucky
Valoree Swanson
James Talarico
Shawn Thierry
Ed Thompson
Senfronia Thompson
John Turner
Gary VanDeaver
Hubert Vo
James White
John Zerwas


Kirk Watson

Bill Caption

Relating to statewide policies and practices, personnel training, evidence collection and preservation, and data collection and analysis regarding the prevention, investigation, and prosecution of sexual assault and other sex offenses.

Fiscal Notes

Estimated Two-year Net Impact to General Revenue Related Funds for HB1590, Committee Report 1st House, Substituted: a negative impact of ($1,361,406) through the biennium ending August 31, 2021.

The bill would make no appropriation but could provide the legal basis for an appropriation of funds to implement the provisions of the bill.

Bill Analysis

HB 1590 would require the office of the Governor to establish the Sexual Assault Survivor's Task Force. This office's duties would include to facilitate cooperation and communication with state agencies that handle sexual assault crimes, collect and analyze data regarding prevention, investigation, and prosecution of sexual assault as well as services provided to survivors, and make recommendations to the attorney general.

Vote Recommendation Notes

Texas Action remains neutral on HB 1590 as it neither advances nor hinders any of our liberty principles.

Organizations Supporting

Game Warden Peace Officers Association
Mental Health America of Greater Houston