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Prison Reform - 63rd R.S. (1973)

Committee Members
Chet Brooks, Chair
Mickey Leland, Vice Chair
Ron Clower
Ronald D. Coleman
Lloyd Doggett
Jimmie C. Edwards III
R.A. 'Bob' Gammage
Anthony Hall
O.H. 'Ike' Harris
Joe Hernandez
Eddie Bernice Johnson
Bill Meier
Walter Mengden
Chris Miller
  • Study needed reforms in the Texas system of imprisonment of convicted persons with the purpose of seeking meaningful alternatives to the present anti-social aspects of the system which are not conducive to the rehabilitation of inmates and their return to society as productive, useful, and law-abiding citizens.

Appointed by Lieutenant Governor and Speaker, pursuant to SCR 87. House members appointed July 31, 1973. (Letter from Price Daniel, Jr., Speaker of the Texas House of Representatives, to Mark White, Secretary of State, July 31, 1973. See House Press Memos 1973, L1801.1 P926 1973.) Senate members listed on report. Interim Committees: 62nd-66th Legislatures, 1971-1979, L1800.1 In8 1971-79, shows Senators Patman and Schwartz as members instead of Doggett and Gammage.

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