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House Committee on Corrections - 78th R.S. (2003)

Committee: House Corrections
Title: Interim Report
Library Catalog Title: House Committee on Corrections, Texas House of Representatives interim report, 2004 : a report to the House of Representatives, 79th Texas Legislature
Subjects: Criminal justice | Mentally disabled inmates | Mentally ill inmates | Parole | Privately-operated prisons | Probation | Sex offenders |
Library Call Number: L1836.78 C817
Session: 78th R.S. (2003)
Online version: View report [49 pages  File size: 2,742 kb]
Charges: This report should address the charges below.
1. Review the effectiveness, efficiency and funding mechanisms of the community supervision and parole supervision systems. Examine accountability for various community supervision programs administered through local community supervision and corrections departments. Study the advisability, methods and costs of creating a progressive-sanctions model for the adult criminal justice system. (Joint interim charge with House Appropriations Committee)
2. Study targeted contracting and review strategies and initiatives in the prison system related to oversight, efficiency, effectiveness and potential cost-savings of contracted services by private sector vendors.
3. Study the Council on Sex Offender Treatment, including treatment methods and effectiveness and explore the possibility of licensing of registered sex offender treatment providers.
4. Study the criminal justice mental health initiative in coordination with the Texas Correctional Office on Offenders with Medical or Mental Impairments.
5. Monitor the agencies and programs under the committee's oversight jurisdiction.
Supporting documents
Committee: House Corrections
Title: Testimony, Dr. Tony Fabelo, Executive Director, Criminal Justice Policy Council, Update in TDCJ Population Trends and New Projection, February 18, 2003
Library Catalog Title: Minutes
Library Call Number: L1801.9 C817 78
Session: 78th R.S. (2003)
Online version: View document [11 pages  File size: 716 kb]
Committee: House Corrections
Title: Testimony, Rosalie Boldin, Deputy Director, Texas Council of Community MHMR Centers, Inc., Community Services Coalition, February 18, 2003; exhibits and news articles
Library Catalog Title: Minutes
Library Call Number: L1801.9 C817 78
Session: 78th R.S. (2003)
Online version: View document [42 pages  File size: 10,976 kb]
Committee: House Corrections
Title: Testimony, Texas Council on Offenders with Mental Impairments, Mental Health Initiative, February 18, 2003
Library Catalog Title: Minutes
Library Call Number: L1801.9 C817 78
Session: 78th R.S. (2003)
Online version: View document [10 pages  File size: 131 kb]
Committee: House Corrections
Title: Testimony, Texas Council on Offenders with Mental Impairments, Other TCOMI Programs, February 18, 2003
Library Catalog Title: Minutes
Library Call Number: L1801.9 C817 78
Session: 78th R.S. (2003)
Online version: View document [17 pages  File size: 216 kb]
Committee: House Corrections
Title: Testimony, Texas Department of Criminal Justice, Community Justice Assistance Division, Community Supervision and Corrections Departments, Judicial Advisory Council, Community Supervision and Corrections Departments, February 18, 2003
Library Catalog Title: Minutes
Library Call Number: L1801.9 C817 78
Session: 78th R.S. (2003)
Online version: View document [25 pages  File size: 24,619 kb]

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