Bill Text: TX HB1374 | 2019-2020 | 86th Legislature | Enrolled


Bill Title: Relating to grants for the development and operation of pretrial intervention programs for pregnant defendants and defendants who are the primary caretaker of a child.

Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Democrat 5-0)

Status: (Passed) 2019-06-14 - Effective immediately [HB1374 Detail]

Download: Texas-2019-HB1374-Enrolled.html
 
 
  H.B. No. 1374
 
 
 
 
AN ACT
  relating to grants for the development and operation of pretrial
  intervention programs for pregnant defendants and defendants who
  are the primary caretaker of a child.
         BE IT ENACTED BY THE LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF TEXAS:
         SECTION 1.  Section 509.011, Government Code, is amended by
  adding Subsection (b-1) to read as follows:
         (b-1)  The division may award a grant to a department for the
  development and operation of a pretrial intervention program for
  defendants who are:
               (1)  pregnant at the time of placement into the
  program; or
               (2)  the primary caretaker of a child younger than 18
  years of age.
         SECTION 2.  This Act takes effect immediately if it receives
  a vote of two-thirds of all the members elected to each house, as
  provided by Section 39, Article III, Texas Constitution.  If this
  Act does not receive the vote necessary for immediate effect, this
  Act takes effect September 1, 2019.
 
 
  ______________________________ ______________________________
     President of the Senate Speaker of the House     
 
 
         I certify that H.B. No. 1374 was passed by the House on April
  24, 2019, by the following vote:  Yeas 131, Nays 7, 3 present, not
  voting.
 
  ______________________________
  Chief Clerk of the House   
 
 
         I certify that H.B. No. 1374 was passed by the Senate on May
  15, 2019, by the following vote:  Yeas 31, Nays 0.
 
  ______________________________
  Secretary of the Senate    
  APPROVED:  _____________________
                     Date          
   
            _____________________
                   Governor       
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