Supreme Court

Title: Relating to the establishment of a guardianship court pilot program.

Session: Texas 2017-2018 85th Legislature

Number: SB-963

Subjects: Courts, Courts--county & Statutory, Courts--judges, Probate, Probate--guardians & Related Trusts, Court Administration, Office Of, Supreme Court

  

100% Democrat support

Title: Relating to the continuation and functions of the state bar.

Session: Texas 2017-2018 85th Legislature

Number: HB-2102

Subjects: Lawyers, Occupational Regulation, Occupational Regulation--other Trades & Professions, State Agencies, Boards & Commissions, Sunset, Sunset--commission Bills, Criminal Records, Law Examiners, Board Of, State Bar Of Texas, Sunset Advisory Commission

  

100% Democrat support

Title: Relating to firm names used by licensed attorneys.

Session: Texas 2017-2018 85th Legislature

Number: HB-1951

Subjects: Lawyers, Occupational Regulation, Occupational Regulation--other Trades & Professions, Supreme Court

  

100% Republican support

Title: To designate the Federal building and United States courthouse located at 255 West Main Street Charlottesville, Virginia, as the "Justice Antonin G. Scalia Federal Building and United States Courthouse".

Session: US Congress 2017-2018 115th Congress

Number: HB-1019

Subjects: Government Operations And Politics, Congressional Tributes, Government Buildings, Facilities, And Property, Judges, Supreme Court, Virginia

  

100% Republican support

Title: Eyes on the Courts Act of 2017

Session: US Congress 2017-2018 115th Congress

Number: HB-1025

Subjects: Law, Federal Appellate Courts, Judicial Procedure And Administration, News Media And Reporting, Photography And Imaging, Supreme Court, Television And Film

  

100% Democrat support

Title: Clarence Gideon Full Access to Justice Act Gideon Act

Session: US Congress 2017-2018 115th Congress

Number: HB-969

Subjects: Law, Judicial Review And Appeals, Lawyers And Legal Services, Supreme Court

  

100% Democrat support

Title: Relating to jurisdiction of the Texas Supreme Court.

Session: Texas 2017-2018 85th Legislature

Number: HB-1761

Subjects: Courts, Courts--appellate, Courts--judges, Supreme Court

  

100% Republican support

Title: Clarence Gideon Full Access to Justice Act Gideon Act

Session: US Congress 2017-2018 115th Congress

Number: S.330

Subjects: Law, Judicial Review And Appeals, Lawyers And Legal Services, Supreme Court

  

100% Democrat support

Title: Relating to the creation of a commission to review certain penal laws of this state and certain recommendations regarding those laws, to criminal offenses previously compiled in statutes outside the Penal Code, to repealing certain of those offenses, and to conforming punishments for certain of those offenses to the penalty structure provided in the Penal Code; increasing the punishment for sabotage and sedition; imposing a civil penalty.

Session: Texas 2017-2018 85th Legislature

Number: HB-1551

Subjects: Crimes, Crimes--miscellaneous, Criminal Procedure, Criminal Procedure--general, Governor, State Agencies, Boards & Commissions, Lieutenant Governor, Speaker Of The House, Certain Penal Laws, Commission To Study, Criminal Appeals, Court Of

  

100% Republican support

Title: Return to Prudent Banking Act of 2017

Session: US Congress 2017-2018 115th Congress

Number: HB-790

Subjects: Finance And Financial Sector, Administrative Remedies, Banking And Financial Institutions Regulation, Corporate Finance And Management, Department Of The Treasury, Federal Reserve System, Federal Appellate Courts, Federal District Courts, Financial Services And Investments, Securities

        

95% Democrat support
3% Republican support
1% Independent support

Title: Government By the People Act of 2017

Session: US Congress 2017-2018 115th Congress

Number: HB-20

Subjects: Government Operations And Politics, Accounting And Auditing, Administrative Law And Regulatory Procedures, Computers And Information Technology, Congressional Elections, Elections, Voting, Political Campaign Regulation, Executive Agency Funding And Structure, Federal Election Commission (fec), Government Ethics And Transparency, Public Corruption, Government Information And Archives

     

99% Democrat support
0% Republican support

Title: Inviting the chief justice of the Supreme Court of Texas to address a joint session of the legislature on February 1, 2017.

Session: Texas 2017-2018 85th Legislature

Number: HCR-50

Subjects: Legislature, Resolutions, Resolutions--joint Session, Supreme Court

  

100% Republican support

Title: Relating to requirements relating to an application for a place on the ballot.

Session: Texas 2017-2018 85th Legislature

Number: HB-1242

Subjects: Courts, Courts--judges, Elections, Elections--candidates, Elections--judicial, Elections--primaries, Justice Of The Peace, Criminal Appeals, Court Of, Supreme Court

  

100% Republican support

Title: Recognizing the historical importance of Associate Justice Clarence Thomas.

Session: US Congress 2017-2018 115th Congress

Number: HR-50

Subjects: Government Operations And Politics, Congressional Tributes, Judges, Museums, Exhibitions, Cultural Centers, Racial And Ethnic Relations, Supreme Court, U.s. History

  

100% Republican support

Title: Cameras in the Courtroom Act

Session: US Congress 2017-2018 115th Congress

Number: HB-464

Subjects: Law, Broadcasting, Cable, Digital Technologies, Due Process And Equal Protection, Supreme Court, Television And Film

     

91% Democrat support
8% Republican support

Title: A resolution recognizing the historical importance of Associate Justice Clarence Thomas.

Session: US Congress 2017-2018 115th Congress

Number: SR-13

Subjects: Government Operations And Politics, Congressional Tributes, Judges, Museums, Exhibitions, Cultural Centers, Racial And Ethnic Relations, Supreme Court, U.s. History

  

100% Republican support

Title: Relating to the expunction of records in residential eviction suits.

Session: Texas 2017-2018 85th Legislature

Number: HB-1097

Subjects: Courts, Courts--civil Procedure, Property Interests, Property Interests--landlord & Tenant, Expunction Of Records, Supreme Court

  

100% Democrat support

Title: Relating to an award of costs and attorney's fees in a motion to dismiss for certain actions that have no basis in law or fact.

Session: Texas 2017-2018 85th Legislature

Number: HB-1038

Subjects: Civil Remedies & Liabilities, Courts, Courts--civil Procedure, Attorney's Fees, Supreme Court

  

100% Republican support

Title: Relating to recusal of a justice of the supreme court or judge of the court of criminal appeals based on political contributions accepted by the justice or judge from a person involved in a case before the justice or judge.

Session: Texas 2017-2018 85th Legislature

Number: HB-887

Subjects: Courts, Courts--judges, Elections, Elections--campaign Financing, Ethics, Political Contributions, Criminal Appeals, Court Of, Supreme Court

  

100% Democrat support

Title: Fair RETIRE Act Fair Return for Employees on Their Initial Retirement Earned Act of 2017

Session: US Congress 2017-2018 115th Congress

Number: S.29

Subjects: Government Operations And Politics, Border Security And Unlawful Immigration, Central Intelligence Agency (cia), Congressional Officers And Employees, Department Of State, Diplomacy, Foreign Officials, Americans Abroad, Disability Assistance, Employee Benefits And Pensions, Fires, First Responders And Emergency Personnel

     

80% Democrat support
20% Republican support