CS/SB 2196: Truth in Government Act [LPCC]
GENERAL BILL by Judiciary ; Villalobos
Truth in Government Act [LPCC]; provides short title; eliminates authority for members of legislative committee to administer certain oaths & affirmations to witnesses; requires persons who address legislative committee to take oath or affirmation of truthfulness; provides exceptions; requires member of said committee to administer oath or affirmation; provides criminal penalties for certain false statements before said committee, etc. Amends 11.143; creates 11.1435.
• Introduced, referred to Judiciary; Criminal Justice; Rules -SJ 00145
• On Committee agenda-- Judiciary, 03/27/07, 12:30 pm, 110-S
• CS by Judiciary; YEAS 9 NAYS 2 -SJ 00258; CS read 1st time on 03/28/07 -SJ 00267
• Pending reference review under Rule 4.7(2); Now in Criminal Justice -SJ 00258
• On Committee agenda-- Criminal Justice, 04/10/07, 9:00 am, 401-S
• Favorable by Criminal Justice; YEAS 9 NAYS 0 -SJ 00328
• Now in Rules -SJ 00328
• Withdrawn from Rules -SJ 00506; Placed on Calendar, on 2nd reading
• Placed on Special Order Calendar; Read 2nd time -SJ 00537; Amendment(s) adopted (592964) -SJ 00537; Ordered engrossed -SJ 00537
• Read 3rd time -SJ 00577; CS passed as amended; YEAS 36 NAYS 3 -SJ 00577
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• Died in Messages
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