HB 140 by Dutton referred to Criminal Jurisprudence
Prohibits the use of a prior conviction under 49.04, 49.045,
49.05, 49.06 or 49.065 that was committed more than 10 years before the date on
which the offense for which the person is being tried was committed.
HB 1327 by Metcalf in Criminal Jurisprudence
Enhances punishment for a conviction under 49.07
(intoxication Assault) to a second degree felony for causing serious bodily
injury in the nature of a traumatic brain injury that results in a persistent
vegetative state; to more than one person during the same criminal transaction;
to a person younger than 17; failing to stop and render aid; operating a motor
vehicle without a valid driver’s license or proof of financial responsibility;
fleeing or evading law enforcement or has one or more prior convictions for
DWI, BWI, FWI or operating or assembling an amusement ride while intoxicated.
Enhances punishment for a conviction under 49.08 (Intoxication
Manslaughter)to a felony of the first degree for causing the death of: a peace
officer, firefighter, or ems while in the discharge of duty; more than one
person during the same criminal transaction, a person younger than 17, failing
to stop and render aid; operating a vehicle without evidence of financial
responsibility; fleeing or evading a law enforcement officer or having one or
more prior conviction for DWI, BWI, FWI or operating or assembling an amusement
ride while intoxicated.