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House Committee on Corrections - 76th R.S. (1999)

Committee Members
Patrick "Pat" Haggerty, Chair
Todd Staples, Vice Chair
Ray Allen
John Culberson
Dan Ellis
Jessica Farrar
Patricia Gray
David Lengefeld
John Longoria
Charges
• Study all aspects of special needs parole, including identification and eligibility criteria, cost-effectiveness, and timeliness and efficiency of the referral process.
• Assess the effectiveness of previous legislative and administrative initiatives relating to problems associated with parole violators (blue-warrant inmates) in county jails.
• Conduct active oversight of the agencies under the committee's jurisdiction, including monitoring any developments related to the Ruiz litigation.

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