HB 2079

86(R) - 2019
House Appropriations
Senate Administration
House Appropriations
Senate Administration

Companion Bill

SB 2271

Vote Recommendation

  • Neutral
  • Neutral
  • Neutral
  • Neutral
  • Neutral


Garnet F. Coleman
Art Fierro
Ryan Guillen


Borris Miles

Bill Caption

Relating to compensation under the Crime Victims’ Compensation Act for certain expenses.

Fiscal Notes

No significant fiscal implication to the State is anticipated. 

Bill Analysis

HB 2079 adds eligibility for children who are victims of a murder attempt in their home to receive a one-time relocation and rental assistance grant under the Crime Victims' Compensation Act.

Vote Recommendation Notes

Texas Action is neutral on HB 2079 because it does not affect our liberty principles, although we note that inclusion of these particular victims does appear to fit within the scope of purpose for this victims' assistance fund.