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12 Document(s) [ Subject: Executive clemency ]

Committee: House Criminal Jurisprudence
Title: Interim report
Library Catalog Title: Committee on Criminal Jurisprudence, Texas House of Representatives interim report, 1994 : a report to the House of Representatives, 74th Texas Legislature.
Subjects: Adoption | Capital punishment | Child custody | Executive clemency | Gubernatorial pardons | Indigent criminal defense | Kidnapping | Pardons and Paroles, Texas Board of | Searches and seizures |
Library Call Number: L1836.73 c868hj
Session: 73rd R.S. (1993)
Online version: View report [86 pages  File size: 3,861 kb]
Charges: This report should address the charges below.
1. Review the laws and procedures related to death sentences in Texas, including filing deadlines and automatic stays of execution during habeas proceedings; bans on successive petitions and compensation of counsel for defendants; the roles of the Governor and the Board of Pardons and Paroles under the clemency laws; and any other related issues.
2. Review asset forfeiture statutes and the use of proceeds from forfeitures, including the audit process for the expenditure of forfeiture proceeds.
3. Study the problem of parental kidnaping and adoption abuse. Examine current practices of advertising for persons seeking adoptions and persons willing to relinquish parental rights.
Committee: Senate General Investigating, Special
Title: Report - Board of Pardons and Paroles Investigation
Library Catalog Title: [Report]
Subjects: Executive clemency | Gubernatorial pardons | Lobbyists | Pardons and Paroles, Texas Board of | Parole |
Library Call Number: L1803.9 In86 50p
Session: 50th R.S. (1947)
Online version: View report [9 pages  File size: 487 kb]
Charges: This report should address the charges below.
1. The committee shall continue the inquiries heretofore begun by the committee heretofore authorized and appointed, relative to law violations and the administration of all State laws and any of the matters pertaining to or affecting the revenues of the State government, and the expenditures of taxes, fees and assessments, and to inquire into any other affairs and activities of governmental departments and institutions of whatever kind and character, as such activities in anyway affect the financial or other welfare of the government and the citizens of Texas. Said committee shall make a study of any other governmental activity, and shall have authority to investigate and inquire into any such matters.
2. Investigate criticisms of the actions of the Board or Pardons and Paroles and the Governor of Texas as to the granting of clemency, reprieve and commutation of sentence, and remission of fines and forfeitures. *
Committee: Senate General Investigating, Special
Title: Report - Texas Good Roads Association
Library Catalog Title: Report of General Investigation Committee relating to Texas Good Roads Association.
Subjects: Executive clemency | Gubernatorial pardons | Lobbyists | Pardons and Paroles, Texas Board of | Parole | Texas Good Road Association |
Library Call Number: L1803.9 In86 50GT
Session: 50th R.S. (1947)
Online version: View report [4 pages  File size: 155 kb]
Charges: This report should address the charges below.
1. The committee shall continue the inquiries heretofore begun by the committee heretofore authorized and appointed, relative to law violations and the administration of all State laws and any of the matters pertaining to or affecting the revenues of the State government, and the expenditures of taxes, fees and assessments, and to inquire into any other affairs and activities of governmental departments and institutions of whatever kind and character, as such activities in anyway affect the financial or other welfare of the government and the citizens of Texas. Said committee shall make a study of any other governmental activity, and shall have authority to investigate and inquire into any such matters.
2. Investigate criticisms of the actions of the Board or Pardons and Paroles and the Governor of Texas as to the granting of clemency, reprieve and commutation of sentence, and remission of fines and forfeitures. *
3. Investigate the activities of the Texas Good Road Association. *
Supporting documents
Committee: Senate General Investigating, Special
Title: Investigation of the Board of Pardons and Paroles, Transcript of Proceedings, February 26, March 3 and 26, 1947
Library Catalog Title: Minutes
Library Call Number: L1803.9 In86 50PT 2
Session: 50th R.S. (1947)
Online version: View document [297 pages  File size: 97,889 kb]
Committee: Senate General Investigating, Special
Title: Letter to Lt. Governor Allan Shivers from Senator Grady Hazlewood regarding clemencies recommended by the Board of Pardons and Paroles.
Library Catalog Title: Minutes
Library Call Number: L1803.9 In86 50PO
Session: 50th R.S. (1947)
Online version: View document [1 pages  File size: 77 kb]
Committee: Senate General Investigating, Special
Title: Report of the Committee to Investigate Pardon and Parole System, 50th Legislature, Senate General Investigating Committee
Library Catalog Title: Minutes
Library Call Number: L1803.9 IN86 50P
Session: 50th R.S. (1947)
Online version: View document [6 pages  File size: 414 kb]
Committee: Senate General Investigating, Special
Title: Letter to Lt. Governor Allan Shivers from members of the Senate Committee on General Investigating regarding investigations concerning the Texas Good Roads Association.
Library Catalog Title: Minutes
Library Call Number: L1803.9 In86 50GT
Session: 50th R.S. (1947)
Online version: View document [1 pages  File size: 78 kb]
Committee: House State Departments, Investigate
Title: Report
Library Catalog Title: Report of Committee to Investigate Certain State Departments.
Subjects: Board of Control, Texas | Business taxes | Courts | Education, Texas State Board of | Executive clemency | Ferguson, James E. | Ferguson, Miriam A. 'Ma' | Government ethics | Governors | Gubernatorial pardons | Highway construction | Highway Department, Texas State | Motor fuels taxes | Pardons and Paroles, Texas Board of | Prisons | Railroad Commission of Texas | State purchasing | Tax administration | Textbooks | Treasury Department, Texas State |
Library Call Number: H.J. of Tex., 40th Leg., R.S., 132 (1927)
Session: 39th R.S. (1925)
Online version: View report [28 pages  File size: 1,593 kb]
Charges: This report should address the charges below.
1. Investigation into the administration of highway affairs by the State Highway Commission; to investigate the manner in which contracts have been let by said commission, and generally to investigate all and every act of said commission since said date.
2. Investigation into the State Treasurer's Department and the Railroad Commission with the view of determining if the State is receiving the full amount due by the oil companies as taxes on gross production of oil, as provided by law.
3. To investigate the granting of pardons, paroles, reprieves and commutation of sentence, and the facts and circumstances connected with the granting of such acts of clemency.
4. To investigate the letting of contracts for the purpose of text-books and the facts surrounding the letting of such contracts.
5. To investigate into the administration of public affairs by such other departments of the State government, as in the judgment of said committee may be necessary, and for the promotion of the public good.
Supporting documents
Committee: House State Departments, Investigate
Title: Transcript, Proceedings of committee appointed by the Thirty-ninth Legislature to investigate certain state departments, October 18, 1926-January 3, 1927, supplement to House Journal for ninth day, January 21, 1927
Library Catalog Title: Minutes
Library Call Number: L1836.39 IN8
Session: 39th R.S. (1925)
Online version: View document [886 pages  File size: 692,723 kb]
Committee: House Penitentiaries, Subcommittee to Visit
Title: Majority Report
Library Catalog Title: Report of Committee to Inspect Penitentiaries.
Subjects: Executive clemency | Gubernatorial pardons | Prison farms | Prisons |
Library Call Number: H.J. of Tex., 36th Leg., R.S. 604 (1919)
Session: 36th R.S. (1919)
Online version: View report [6 pages  File size: 287 kb]
Charge: This report should address the charge below.
1. Visit the penitentiaries and various state farms and determine the conditions there. *
Committee: House Penitentiaries, Subcommittee to Visit
Title: Minority Report
Library Catalog Title: Report of Committee to Inspect Penitentiaries.
Subjects: Executive clemency | Gubernatorial pardons | Prison farms | Prisons |
Library Call Number: H.J. of Tex., 36th Leg., R.S., 659 (1919)
Session: 36th R.S. (1919)
Online version: View report [4 pages  File size: 143 kb]
Charge: This report should address the charge below.
1. Visit the penitentiaries and various state farms and determine the conditions there. *
Committee: Joint Indeterminate Sentencing Law, Investigate
Title: Report
Library Catalog Title: Report of Indeterminate Sentence Committee.
Subjects: Executive clemency | Penalties and sentences (Criminal justice) |
Library Call Number: S.J. of Tex., 33rd Leg., 1st C.S. 43 (1913)
Session: 33rd R.S. (1913)
Online version: View report [11 pages  File size: 358 kb]
Charge: This report should address the charge below.
1. Investigate which prisoners in the state's penitentaries could take advantage of the indeterminate sentencing law. *

* This represents an abstract of the report contents. Charge text is incomplete or unavailable.

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