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House Committee on Corrections - 82nd R.S. (2011)

Committee Members
Jerry Madden, Chair
Alma Allen, Vice Chair
Erwin Cain
Todd Hunter
Marisa Márquez
Tan Parker
Charles Perry
James White
Paul Workman
• Monitor the implementation of SB 653 (82R), which created the Texas Juvenile Justice Department. Make any recommendations needed to enhance the integration of the Texas Youth Commission and the Texas Juvenile Probation Commission.
• Study ways to reduce the number of youth referred to the juvenile justice system. Consider the availability of mental health services, diversion and early intervention programs, and other prevention methods.
• Study and make recommendations about issues related to the certification of juveniles as adults.
• Review current parole supervision strategies to ensure that resources are being used efficiently to maximize the state's need for public safety and rehabilitation.
• Monitor the agencies and programs under the committee's jurisdiction and the implementation of relevant legislation passed by the 82nd Legislature.
• Study and make recommendations for significantly improving the state's manufacturing capability.
• Find ways to increase transparency, accountability and efficiency in state government.

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