House Committee on Judiciary - 68th R.S. (1983)

Committee Members


  • To monitor all activities and have budget oversight responsibilities for those agencies, boards and commissions as listed in Rule 3, Section 18.
  • To study the necessity and desirability of revising Title 3 of the Family Code to conform with the federal Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention Act.
  • To study the adversarial system of adjudicating divorce and related issues, and possible available alternatives to that system.
  • To study the organization, administration, and procedures of the Office of the Attorney General.
  • To study the funding, procedures, and processes of the Board of Law Examiners, and a review of the qualifications necessary for admittance to the State Bar.
  • To study the necessity and desirability of allowing prejudgment interest in civil suits.


Matt Garcia (Chair - Budget and Oversight) died 10/01/1983.

Betty Denton appointed Chair - Budget and Oversight 11/03/1983. (Press Release issued by Gibson D. (Gib) Lewis, Speaker of the Texas House of Representatives, November 3 ,1983. See House Speaker Lewis Appointments, L1801.1 P926a 1985-92 3.)

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