Texas Legislative Council

Code of Criminal Procedure

Background

As part of its continuing statutory revision program under Section 323.007, Government Code, the council is carrying out a nonsubstantive revision of various portions of the Code of Criminal Procedure. The council began the revision project at the recommendation of the House Select Committee on Criminal Procedure Reform, 83rd Legislature, and is performing the revisions on an ongoing basis, with portions of the code addressed each session.

Contact Information

The nonsubstantive revision of the Code of Criminal Procedure for the 86th Legislature is under the direction of Mark Wimmer and Allison Zaby of the legal staff. Questions, comments, or suggestions relating to the current installment of the Code of Criminal Procedure revision project may be directed to Mr. Wimmer or Ms. Zaby at P.O. Box 12128, Austin, Texas 78711, at telephone number (512)463‐1151, or by email at Mark.Wimmer@tlc.texas.gov or Allison.Zaby@tlc.texas.gov.

85th Legislature Legislation

The following legislation relating to portions of the Code of Criminal Procedure proposed for nonsubstantive revision by the 85th Legislature passed in 2017 and takes effect January 1, 2019. That installment of the project was under the direction of Jessica Connaughton of the legal staff. Questions, comments, or suggestions relating to that installment of the project may be directed to Ms. Connaughton at P.O. Box 12128, Austin, Texas 78711, at telephone number (512)463‐1151, or by email at Jessica.Connaughton@tlc.texas.gov.

House Bill 2931

84th Legislature Legislation

The following legislation relating to portions of the Code of Criminal Procedure proposed for nonsubstantive revision by the 84th Legislature passed in 2015 and took effect January 1, 2017.

House Bill 2299