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Penitentiary System, Special - 33rd R.S. (1913)

Committee Members
William O. Diffie
R.B. Humphrey
Leonard E. Tillotson
Robert L. Warren
John G. Willacy
William H. Mayes, Chair
Charges
• Investigate the financial record and financial transactions, and the general business conduct of the penitentiary system as far back as said committee, in its discretion, may deem advisable.
• Make a report to the Governor, recommending such changes or reforms in the financial conduct of the penitentiary system as they may deem advisable, and shall report, in full, to the Governor all valuable pertinent information which they may be able to obtain with reference to the financial conduct of said penitentiary system.

Note:
Appointed by Lieutenant Governor 4/1/1913 and Speaker (date unknown), pursuant to HCR 27. Senate amendments to HCR 27 mandated that Lieutenant Governor William Harding Mayes also serve (he was Committee Chair).
S.J. of Tex., 33rd Leg., R.S. 1538 (1913); H.J. of Tex., 33rd Leg., R.S. 1866 (1913)

See also: resolution by Hill re: committee to investigate penitentiary affairs, House Journal, 33rd Legislature, 3/13/1913, p. 1081. HCR 27 begins, "Whereas no action has been taken under the provisions of the Simple Resolution [by Hill] adopted by the House on March 12th...."
H.J. of Tex., 33rd Leg., R.S. 1081 (1913); H.J. of Tex., 33rd Leg., R.S. 1760 (1913)

Report printed in House Journal, 33rd Legislature, 1st C.S., 7/24/1913, pp. 47-85 and separate volume at L1836.33 P378.

Reps. Woods, Rowell, Craven, Chrestman and Harris were appointed by the speaker 3/13/1913 to serve as the five House members on the joint committee, pursuant to the simple resolution by Hill.
H.J. of Tex., 33rd Leg., R.S. 1159 (1913)

Report also published in S.J. of Tex., 33rd Leg., 1st C.S., 48 (1913).

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