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Senate Committee on General Investigating, Special - 50th R.S. (1947)

Committee Members
A.M. Aikin, Jr., Chair
Dorsey B. Hardeman
Fred R. Harris
Grady Hazlewood
Henry Logan Winfield
Charges
• The committee shall continue the inquiries heretofore begun by the committee heretofore authorized and appointed, relative to law violations and the administration of all State laws and any of the matters pertaining to or affecting the revenues of the State government, and the expenditures of taxes, fees and assessments, and to inquire into any other affairs and activities of governmental departments and institutions of whatever kind and character, as such activities in anyway affect the financial or other welfare of the government and the citizens of Texas. Said committee shall make a study of any other governmental activity, and shall have authority to investigate and inquire into any such matters.
• Investigate criticisms of the actions of the Board or Pardons and Paroles and the Governor of Texas as to the granting of clemency, reprieve and commutation of sentence, and remission of fines and forfeitures.*
• Investigate the activities of the Texas Good Road Association.*

Note:
Appointed by Lieutenant Governor 1/29/1947, pursuant to SR 14. Conducted investigations of Board of Pardons and Paroles (provided by SR 17) and Texas Good Road Association (provided by SR 51).

* This represents an abstract of the report contents. Charge text is incomplete or unavailable.

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