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HB55   Signed by the Governor
Referred to House Criminal Jurisprudence Committee, chaired by a Democrat
Referred to Senate Criminal Justice Committee, chaired by a Democrat
Caption: Relating to the punishment for the criminal offense of indecent assault; increasing a criminal penalty.
Bipartisan Bill, authored by Johnson, Julie; Morales, Christina; Rogers; Leach; Cook
Co-authors: Garcia
Sponsors: Springer
Co-sponsors:

View at Texas Legislature Online

Mon 11/14/2022


(H) Filed
 

Thu 2/23/2023


(H) Referred to the House Criminal Jurisprudence Committee, chaired by a Democrat
 

Tue 3/7/2023


(H) Considered in public hearing
(H) House Criminal Jurisprudence Committee met and decided to leave this bill pending without objection.
 

Wed 3/15/2023


(H) Christina Morales signed onto the bill as Joint Author
(H) David Cook signed onto the bill as Joint Author
(H) Glenn Rogers signed onto the bill as Joint Author
(H) Jeff Leach signed onto the bill as Joint Author
 

Tue 4/4/2023


(H) Considered in public hearing
(H) House Criminal Jurisprudence Committee met and voted for passage. Ayes (Moody; Cook; Bhojani; Bowers; Darby; Harrison; Leach; Morales, Christina; Schatzline)
 

Mon 4/17/2023


(H) Referred to the House Calendars Committee, chaired by a Republican
 

Wed 4/26/2023


(H) A Democrat amendment (No. 1) from González, J. amended the bill.
(H) Josey Garcia signed onto the bill as Coauthor
 

Thu 4/27/2023


(H) Record Vote No. 611 (HB 55 was passed)

RV#611: Yeas 147 (R 84, D 63) - Nays 0 (R 0, D 0)
View in House Legislative Journal

Yea - Allen; Allison; Anchía; Anderson; Ashby; Bailes; Bell, C.; Bell, K.; Bernal; Bhojani; Bonnen; Bowers; Bryant; Buckley; Bucy; Bumgarner; Burns; Burrows; Button; Cain; Campos; Canales; Capriglione; Clardy; Cole; Collier; Cook; Cortez; Craddick; Cunningham; Darby; Davis; Dean; DeAyala; Dorazio; Dutton; Flores; Frank; Frazier; Gamez; Garcia; Gates; Gerdes; Geren; Gervin-Hawkins; Goldman; González, J.; González, M.; Goodwin; Guerra; Guillen; Harless; Harris, C. E.; Harris, C. J.; Harrison; Hayes; Hefner; Hernandez; Herrero; Holland; Howard; Hull; Hunter; Jetton; Johnson, A.; Johnson, J. D.; Johnson, J. E.; Jones, J.; Jones, V.; Kacal; King, K.; King, T.; Kitzman; Klick; Kuempel; Lalani; Lambert; Landgraf; Leach; Leo-Wilson; Longoria; Lopez, J.; Lopez, R.; Lozano; Lujan; Manuel; Martinez; Martinez Fischer; Metcalf; Meyer; Meza; Moody; Morales Shaw; Morales, C.; Morales, E.; Morrison; Muñoz; Murr; Neave Criado; Noble; Oliverson; Ordaz; Orr; Ortega; Patterson; Paul; Perez; Plesa; Price; Ramos; Raney; Raymond; Reynolds; Rogers; Romero; Rose; Rosenthal; Schaefer; Schatzline; Schofield; Shaheen; Sherman; Shine; Slaton; Slawson; Smith; Smithee; Spiller; Stucky; Swanson; Talarico; Tepper; Thierry; Thimesch; Thompson, E.; Thompson, S.; Tinderholt; Toth; Troxclair; Turner; VanDeaver; Vasut; Vo; Walle; Wilson; Wu; Zwiener

 

Mon 5/1/2023


(S) Referred to the Senate Criminal Justice Committee, chaired by a Democrat
 

Fri 5/19/2023


(S) Considered in public hearing
 

Wed 5/24/2023


(S) Record Vote (Senate Third Reading)

Senate Vote: Yeas 31 (R 19, D 12) - Nays 0 (R 0, D 0)

Yea - Alvarado; Bettencourt; Birdwell; Blanco; Campbell; Creighton; Eckhardt; Flores; Gutierrez; Hall; Hancock; Hinojosa; Huffman; Hughes; Johnson; King; Kolkhorst; LaMantia; Menéndez; Middleton; Miles; Nichols; Parker; Paxton; Perry; Schwertner; Sparks; Springer; West; Whitmire; Zaffirini

 

Fri 5/26/2023


(H) Record Vote No. 2162 (The motion to concur in the senate amendments to HB 55 prevailed)

RV#2162: Yeas 139 (R 80, D 59) - Nays 0 (R 0, D 0)
View in House Legislative Journal

Yea - Allen; Allison; Anchía; Anderson; Bailes; Bell, C.; Bell, K.; Bonnen; Bowers; Bryant; Buckley; Bucy; Bumgarner; Burrows; Button; Cain; Campos; Canales; Capriglione; Clardy; Cole; Collier; Cook; Cortez; Craddick; Cunningham; Darby; Davis; Dean; DeAyala; Dorazio; Dutton; Flores; Frank; Frazier; Gamez; Garcia; Gates; Gerdes; Geren; Gervin-Hawkins; Goldman; González, J.; González, M.; Goodwin; Guerra; Guillen; Harless; Harris, C. E.; Harrison; Hayes; Hefner; Hernandez; Hinojosa; Holland; Howard; Hull; Hunter; Isaac; Jetton; Johnson, A.; Johnson, J. D.; Johnson, J. E.; Jones, J.; Kacal; King, K.; King, T.; Kitzman; Klick; Kuempel; Lalani; Lambert; Landgraf; Leach; Leo-Wilson; Longoria; Lopez, J.; Lopez, R.; Lozano; Lujan; Manuel; Martinez; Martinez Fischer; Metcalf; Meyer; Meza; Moody; Morales Shaw; Morales, C.; Morales, E.; Morrison; Muñoz; Murr; Neave Criado; Noble; Oliverson; Ordaz; Orr; Ortega; Patterson; Paul; Perez; Plesa; Price; Ramos; Raney; Raymond; Reynolds; Rogers; Romero; Rose; Rosenthal; Schaefer; Schatzline; Schofield; Shaheen; Sherman; Shine; Slawson; Smith; Smithee; Spiller; Stucky; Swanson; Talarico; Tepper; Thierry; Thimesch; Thompson, E.; Thompson, S.; Tinderholt; Toth; Troxclair; Turner; Vasut; Vo; Walle; Wilson; Zwiener

 

Sun 5/28/2023


(H) Signed in the House
 

Mon 5/29/2023


(S) Signed in the Senate


Lobbying Against/For/On This Bill

For

(Tue 3/7/2023) Testifying before House Criminal Jurisprudence as English, Jay for self
(Fri 5/19/2023) Testifying before Senate Criminal Justice as English, Jay C, for self
(Tue 3/7/2023) Registering before House Criminal Jurisprudence as Ayres, Monica for self (with Citizens Commission on Human Rights Texas)
(Tue 3/7/2023) Registering before House Criminal Jurisprudence as Brooks, Ashley for Texas Association Against Sexual Assault
(Tue 3/7/2023) Registering before House Criminal Jurisprudence as Hunt, Ray for self (with Houston Police Officers Union (HPOU))
(Fri 5/19/2023) Registering before Senate Criminal Justice as Jones, Chris W. for Combined Law Enforcement Association of Texas (CLEAT)
(Tue 3/7/2023) Registering before House Criminal Jurisprudence as Ortiz, Carlos for SAPOA
(Tue 3/7/2023) Registering before House Criminal Jurisprudence as Parkinson, Thomas for self
(Fri 5/19/2023) Registering before Senate Criminal Justice as Parkinson, Thomas for self
(Tue 3/7/2023) Registering before House Criminal Jurisprudence as Parnell, James for self (with Dallas Police Association (DPA))
(Tue 3/7/2023) Registering before House Criminal Jurisprudence as Szimanski, Jennifer for Combined Law Enforcement Association of Texas (CLEAT)
(Fri 5/19/2023) Registering before Senate Criminal Justice as Wilkerson, Cheryl for self (with True Texas Project)
(Tue 3/7/2023) Registering before House Criminal Jurisprudence as Wilkerson, John for Texas Municipal Police Association (TMPA)
(Tue 3/7/2023) Registering before House Criminal Jurisprudence as Williams, M Paige for Dallas County District Attorney
(Fri 5/19/2023) Registering before Senate Criminal Justice as Williams, Paige for Dallas County District Attorney



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