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House Committee on Judicial Interpretations of Law, Select - 76th R.S. (1999)

Committee: House Judicial Interpretations of Law, Select
Title: Interim Report
Library Catalog Title: Texas House of Representatives Select Committee on Judicial Interpretations of Law interim report to the 77th Texas Legislature.
Subjects: Appellate courts |
Library Call Number: L1836.76 j925
Session: 76th R.S. (1999)
Online version: View report [55 pages  File size: 363 kb]
Charges: This report should address the charges below.
1. Examine the decisions of Texas appellate courts over the last five years to identify those decisions that: (1) clearly failed to properly implement legislative purposes; (2) found two or more statutes to be in conflict; (3) held a statute to be unconstitutional; (4) expressly found a statute to be ambiguous; or (5) expressly suggested legislative action.
2. Make recommendations for corrective legislation in response to the Committee's findings. To the extent possible, corrective legislation proposed by the committee should have the purpose of effectuating the original legislative intent of the statutes considered by the court and should not recommend other substantive changes.

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