TX HB8 | 2019-2020 | 86th Legislature


Completed Legislative Action
Spectrum: Bipartisan Bill
Status: Passed on June 4 2019 - 100% progression
Action: 2019-06-04 - Effective on 9/1/19
Text: Latest bill text (Enrolled) [HTML]


Relating to the criminal statute of limitations for certain sex offenses and the collection, analysis, and preservation of evidence of sexual assault and other sex offenses.

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Relating to the criminal statute of limitations for certain sex offenses and the collection, analysis, and preservation of evidence of sexual assault and other sex offenses.


Rep. Victoria Neave Criado [D]Rep. Donna Howard [D]Rep. Ina Minjarez [D]Rep. Angie Button [R]
Rep. Mike Lang [R]Rep. Alma Allen [D]Rep. Stephen Allison [R]Rep. Rafael Anchia [D]
Rep. Trent Ashby [R]Rep. Diego Bernal [D]Sen. Cesar Blanco [D]Rep. Dwayne Bohac [R]
Rep. Rhetta Bowers [D]Rep. Brad Buckley [R]Rep. John Bucy [D]Rep. Dewayne Burns [R]
Rep. Gina Calanni [D]Rep. Terry Canales [D]Rep. Travis Clardy [R]Rep. Philip Cortez [D]
Rep. John Cyrier [R]Rep. Yvonne Davis [D]Rep. Alex Dominguez [D]Rep. Jessica Farrar [D]
Rep. Art Fierro [D]Rep. Craig Goldman [R]Rep. Jessica Gonzalez [D]Rep. Vikki Goodwin [D]
Rep. Robert Guerra [D]Rep. Ryan Guillen [R]Sen. Roland Gutierrez [D]Rep. Sam Harless [R]
Rep. Cody Harris [R]Rep. Cole Hefner [R]Rep. Abel Herrero [D]Rep. Gina Hinojosa [D]
Rep. Celia Israel [D]Rep. Julie Johnson [D]Rep. Ken King [R]Rep. Matt Krause [R]
Rep. Stan Lambert [R]Rep. Brooks Landgraf [R]Rep. Jeff Leach [R]Rep. Ray Lopez [D]
Rep. J.M. Lozano [R]Rep. Morgan Meyer [R]Rep. Terry Meza [D]Rep. Rick Miller [R]
Rep. Sergio Munoz [D]Rep. Jim Murphy [R]Rep. Poncho Nevarez [D]Rep. Lina Ortega [D]
Rep. Leo Pacheco [D]Sen. Tan Parker [R]Rep. Jared Patterson [R]Rep. Mary Perez [D]
Rep. Dade Phelan [R]Rep. Ana-Maria Ramos [D]Rep. John Raney [R]Rep. Richard Raymond [D]
Rep. Ron Reynolds [D]Rep. Ramon Romero [D]Rep. Toni Rose [D]Rep. Jon Rosenthal [D]
Rep. Matthew Shaheen [R]Rep. Hugh Shine [R]Rep. Reggie Smith [R]Rep. Lynn Stucky [R]
Rep. Valoree Swanson [R]Rep. James Talarico [D]Rep. Shawn Thierry [D]Rep. Ed Thompson [R]
Rep. Tony Tinderholt [R]Rep. John Turner [D]Rep. Eugene Wu [D]Rep. Erin Zwiener [D]
Sen. Jane Nelson [R]Sen. Carol Alvarado [D]Sen. Paul Bettencourt [R]Sen. Charles Creighton [R]
Sen. Peter Flores [R]Sen. Juan Hinojosa [D]Sen. Joan Huffman [R]Sen. Lois Kolkhorst [R]
Sen. Eddie Lucio [D]Sen. Robert Nichols [R]Sen. Charles Perry [R]Sen. Jose Rodriguez [D]
Sen. Charles Schwertner [R]Sen. Royce West [D]

Roll Calls

2019-05-23 - House - House concurs in Senate amendment(s) RV#1720 (Y: 144 N: 0 NV: 1 Abs: 5) [PASS]
2019-05-20 - Senate - Read 3rd time (Y: 31 N: 0 NV: 0 Abs: 0) [PASS]
2019-05-20 - Senate - Three day rule suspended (Y: 31 N: 0 NV: 0 Abs: 0) [PASS]
2019-04-17 - House - Read 3rd time RV#446 (Y: 138 N: 0 NV: 1 Abs: 11) [PASS]
2019-04-16 - House - Amended RV#424 (Y: 145 N: 0 NV: 1 Abs: 4) [PASS]


2019-06-04 Effective on 9/1/19
2019-06-04 Signed by the Governor
2019-05-29 Sent to the Governor
2019-05-27SenateSigned in the Senate
2019-05-26HouseSigned in the House
2019-05-25HouseReported enrolled
2019-05-23SenateHouse concurs in Senate amendment(s)-reported
2019-05-23HouseText of Senate Amendment(s)
2019-05-23HouseRecord vote RV#1720
2019-05-23HouseHouse concurs in Senate amendment(s)
2019-05-21HouseSenate Amendments Analysis distributed
2019-05-21HouseSenate Amendments distributed
2019-05-20HouseSenate passage as amended reported
2019-05-20SenateRecord vote
2019-05-20SenateRead 3rd time
2019-05-20SenateRecord vote
2019-05-20SenateThree day rule suspended
2019-05-20SenateVote recorded in Journal
2019-05-20SenatePassed to 3rd reading as amended
2019-05-20SenateVote recorded in Journal
2019-05-20SenateAmendment(s) offered FA2 Nelson
2019-05-20SenateVote recorded in Journal
2019-05-20SenateAmendment(s) offered FA1 Nelson
2019-05-20SenateRead 2nd time
2019-05-20SenateRules suspended-Regular order of business
2019-05-20SenatePlaced on intent calendar
2019-05-20SenateCo-sponsor authorized
2019-05-09SenateCommittee report printed and distributed
2019-05-09SenateRecommended for local & uncontested calendar
2019-05-09SenateReported favorably as substituted
2019-05-09SenateCo-sponsor authorized
2019-05-08SenateTestimony taken in committee
2019-05-08SenateConsidered in public hearing
2019-05-08SenateScheduled for public hearing on . . .
2019-04-25SenateReferred to Criminal Justice
2019-04-25SenateRead first time
2019-04-23SenateReceived from the House
2019-04-17HouseReported engrossed
2019-04-17HouseStatement(s) of vote recorded in Journal
2019-04-17HouseRecord vote RV#446
2019-04-17HouseRead 3rd time
2019-04-16HouseStatement(s) of vote recorded in Journal
2019-04-16HouseRecord vote RV#424
2019-04-16HousePassed to engrossment as amended
2019-04-16HouseAmended 1-Neave, Wray, and Guillen
2019-04-16HouseRead 2nd time
2019-04-16HousePlaced on General State Calendar
2019-04-12HouseConsidered in Calendars
2019-04-02HouseConsidered in Calendars
2019-03-26HouseCommittee report sent to Calendars
2019-03-26HouseCommittee report distributed
2019-03-26HouseComte report filed with Committee Coordinator
2019-03-20HouseReported favorably as substituted
2019-03-20HouseCommittee substitute considered in committee
2019-03-20HouseConsidered in public hearing
2019-03-06HouseLeft pending in committee
2019-03-06HouseTestimony taken/registration(s) recorded in committee
2019-03-06HouseConsidered in public hearing
2019-03-06HouseScheduled for public hearing on . . .
2019-02-26HouseReferred to Homeland Security & Public Safety
2019-02-26HouseRead first time


Texas State Sources

Roll Callhttps://capitol.texas.gov/BillLookup/RecordVote.aspx?LegSess=86R&Bill=HB8&RcdVtNo=424&Ch=H&Dt=04/16/2019
Roll Callhttps://capitol.texas.gov/BillLookup/RecordVote.aspx?LegSess=86R&Bill=HB8&RcdVtNo=446&Ch=H&Dt=04/17/2019
Roll Callhttps://journals.senate.texas.gov/sjrnl/86r/pdf/86RSJ05-20-F1.PDF#page=148
Roll Callhttps://capitol.texas.gov/BillLookup/RecordVote.aspx?LegSess=86R&Bill=HB8&RcdVtNo=1720&Ch=H&Dt=05/23/2019

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