Bill Text: TX HB2749 | 2019-2020 | 86th Legislature | Introduced


Bill Title: Relating to grants for the development and operation of pretrial intervention programs for pregnant defendants.

Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Democrat 1-0)

Status: (Introduced) 2019-04-29 - Withdrawn from schedule [HB2749 Detail]

Download: Texas-2019-HB2749-Introduced.html
  86R13983 JRR-F
 
  By: Neave H.B. No. 2749
 
 
 
A BILL TO BE ENTITLED
 
AN ACT
  relating to grants for the development and operation of pretrial
  intervention programs for pregnant defendants.
         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 grants to a department,
  municipality, or county for the development and operation of a
  pretrial intervention program for defendants who are pregnant at
  the time of placement into the program.
         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.
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