Behind Breaking Bond: Four public safety related bills being considered by Texas lawmakers
Houston - We discuss four public safety-related bills that are now being considered by lawmakers.
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One bill being considered is prioritizing trials for murder defendants.
Another bill makes it a crime for defendants who remove ankle monitors.
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The changing of the state constitution and giving judges more discretion to not grant a bond is also a bill being considered.
And lastly, expanding no PR bonds to include other offenses like a felon in possession of a weapon.