Legislative Reference Library of Texas About the library Site Index
Legislative Reference Library of Texas
your partner in legislative research
Legislative Reference Library of Texas
your partner in legislative research

LRL Home - Committees - Search results - Subject search results

Subject search results

7 Document(s) [ Subject: Crime victims ]

Committee: House Criminal Jurisprudence
Title: Interim Report
Library Catalog Title: House Committee on Criminal Jurisprudence, Texas House of Representatives interim report, 2006 : a report to the House of Representatives, 80th Texas Legislature
Subjects: Crime victims | Crime Victims' Compensation Fund | Criminal evidence | Criminal justice | Deadly force laws | Restorative justice |
Library Call Number: L1836.79 C868h
Session: 79th R.S. (2005)
Online version: View report [36 pages  File size: 3,031 kb]
Charges: This report should address the charges below.
1. Review the applicable laws governing the payment of restitution to victims of crime and the methods in which restitution is collected and disbursed to victims of crime and the Compensation to Victims of Crime Fund.
2. Examine the issue of reciprocal discovery in criminal cases.
3. Study the current legal protection against criminal prosecution and civil liability for a person who uses force, including deadly force, against a person who unlawfully and with force seeks to enter a residence, dwelling of vehicle.
Committee: Senate Finance
Title: Interim Report - crime victims compensation
Library Catalog Title: Interim report to the 78th Legislature / Senate Finance Subcommittee on Crime Victims Compensation.
Subjects: Crime victims | Crime Victims' Compensation Fund |
Library Call Number: L1836.77 F49CVC
Session: 77th R.S. (2001)
Online version: View report [80 pages  File size: 2,370 kb]
Charge: This report should address the charge below.
1. Review the sources of revenue dedicated to the Crime Victims Compensation Fund and the purposes for which that Fund is expended. The Committee's report should recommend ways to ensure future revenues adequately address statutorily provided spending priorities.
Committee: House Sentencing and Recidivism, Select
Title: Interim report
Library Catalog Title: Report of the House Select Committee on Sentencing and Recidivism, 70th Legislature : to the speaker and members of the Texas House of Representatives, 71st Legislature.
Subjects: Adult Probation Commission | Alcoholism | Alternatives to incarceration | Corrections, Texas Department of | Crime victims | Criminal justice | Drug rehabilitation programs | Inmate rehabilitation | Pardons and Paroles, Texas Board of | Parole | Penalties and sentences (Criminal justice) | Prison population | Probation | Substance abuse |
Library Call Number: L1836.70 se59
Session: 70th R.S. (1987)
Online version: View report [32 pages  File size: 1,059 kb]
Charges: This report should address the charges below.
1. Undertake a comprehensive study of state laws and procedures regarding sentencing and probation, the operation of correctional facilities, and parole and other supervised release.
2. Examine how the various state agencies involved in alcoholism and substance abuse treatment are coordinating their efforts with the criminal justice system at the state and local level to reduce recidivism.
3. Monitor implementation of provisions of the sunset renewal acts for the Texas Department of Corrections, the Board of Pardons and Paroles, and the Texas Adult Probation Commission
4. Review current laws relating to sentencing and recommend a revised sentencing structure that takes into account prison and jail overcrowding and current and projected rates of recidivism.
Supporting documents
Committee: House Sentencing and Recidivism, Select
Title: Interim report - Outline of revised system
Library Catalog Title: Outline of revised Texas sentencing system.
Library Call Number: L1836.70 se59o
Session: 70th R.S. (1987)
Committee: Senate Human Resources Subcommittee on Consumer Affairs
Title: Interim Report - Compensation for Victims of Crime Fund
Library Catalog Title: Final subcommittee report on Crime Victim Compensation Act.
Subjects: Crime victims | Crime Victims' Compensation Fund |
Library Call Number: L1836.67 c765v
Session: 67th R.S. (1981)
Online version: View report [7 pages  File size: 228 kb]
Charge: This report should address the charge below.
1. Investigate funding problems experienced by the Compensation to Victims of Crime Fund, and make recommendations for increasing the money available to the Fund. *
Supporting documents
Committee: Senate Human Resources Subcommittee on Consumer Affairs
Title: SR 773
Library Call Number: SR 773
Session: 67th R.S. (1981)
Online version: View document [3 pages  File size: 742 kb]
Committee: House Employment Practices
Title: Interim Report
Library Catalog Title: Report of the Committee on Employment Practices, Texas House of Representatives, 66th Legislature.
Subjects: Crime victims | Crime Victims' Compensation Fund | Public retirement systems | Social Security | Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program | Unemployment | Unemployment insurance | Welfare | Workers' compensation |
Library Call Number: L1836.66 em74
Session: 66th R.S. (1979)
Online version: View report [46 pages  File size: 1,563 kb]
Charges: This report should address the charges below.
1. Review all aspects of the worker's compensation law including: coverage, weekly payments for temporary total disability. benefits for permanent disability, administrative rules, penalties to insure that the responsibilities of the law are fulfilled, the feasibility of self-insurance, and other related matters. These efforts should be coordinated with the Committee on Insurance.
2. Monitor the organizational activities of the State Pension Review Board.
3. Review the administration of the Crime Victims Compensation Act. Study fine collection and claims processing and make recommendations for improvement. Summarize federal legislation on crime victims compensation. *
4. Oversight activities shall be conducted for all appropriations-related actions of those agencies assigned to this committee for appropriative purposes during the 66th Regular Session of the Legislature. Procedures suggested for this purpose during the last interim are recommended. The agencies include: Texas Employment Commission, Merit System Council, Texas Department of Labor and Standards, Industrial Accident Board, State Pension Review Board, and Office of the Attorney General - Worker's Compensation.
5. Study the relationship between the numbers of Social Security and worker's compensation beneficiaries to determine if a formula could be devised to use both programs in providing benefits.
6. Study the relationship between the numbers of unemployed, Unemployment Insurance recipients, and recipients of A.F.D.C. and Food Stamps.
7. Monitor the activities of the Industrial Accident Board with regard to the implementation of the Crime Victims Compensation Act.

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

Information on this website is provided as a public service by the Legislative Reference Library. The Legislative Reference Library makes no representation as to its completeness or accuracy and makes no warranty in regard to its use. Users assume all risk of reliance on the information included on this site.