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House Committee on Penitentiary Claims Auditing - 35th R.S. (1917)

Committee: House Penitentiary Claims Auditing
Title: Report
Library Catalog Title: Report of Penitentiary Claims Auditing Committee
Subjects: Prisons |
Library Call Number: H.J. of Tex., 35th Leg., R.S. 1002 (1917)
Session: 35th R.S. (1917)
Online version: View report [12 pages  File size: 568 kb]
Charge: This report should address the charge below.
1. That there is hereby created a committee of five members, to be appointed by the Speaker, to be know as the Penitentiary Claims Auditing Committee. It shall be the duty of said committee to examine into the nature, history, and amount of all claims against the penitentiary system which may be laid before it, and to report to the House on each claim not later the February 10, 1917. The report of said committee shall be advisory only, and shall contain a brief statement of the nature, history, and amount of each claim, together with a recommendation that it be paid either in whole or in part, or that it be not paid, stating the reasons for each recommendation. The committee shall hold, and through the press give notice of, public hearings in the city of Austin; the committee, if they deem necessary, may visit other places to gather data and information; the members may be excused by the Speaker from other committee duties. The chairman or acting chairman shall have the power to issue process and compel attendance of witnesses and to administer oaths. The witness may be paid their actual mileage and $1 per diem out of the contingency expense fund

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