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5 Document(s) [ Subject: Ruiz lawsuit ]

Committee: House Corrections
Title: Interim Report
Library Catalog Title: House Committee on Corrections, Texas House of Representatives interim report, 2000 : a report to the House of Representatives, 77th Texas Legislature.
Subjects: Medically recommended intensive supervision | Parole | Ruiz lawsuit |
Library Call Number: L1836.76 c817
Session: 76th R.S. (1999)
Online version: View report [27 pages  File size: 64 kb]
Charges: This report should address the charges below.
1. Study all aspects of special needs parole, including identification and eligibility criteria, cost-effectiveness, and timeliness and efficiency of the referral process.
2. Assess the effectiveness of previous legislative and administrative initiatives relating to problems associated with parole violators (blue-warrant inmates) in county jails.
3. Conduct active oversight of the agencies under the committee's jurisdiction, including monitoring any developments related to the Ruiz litigation.
Committee: Senate Criminal Justice, Interim
Title: Interim report
Library Catalog Title: Report to the 73rd Texas Legislature / Senate Interim Committee on Criminal Justice.
Subjects: County jails | Criminal Justice, Texas Department of | Drug rehabilitation programs | Family violence | Inmate rehabilitation | Medically recommended intensive supervision | Money laundering | Parole | Prison construction | Prison population | Prison reform | Probation | Public Safety, Texas Department of | Ruiz lawsuit | Searches and seizures | Stalking |
Library Call Number: L1836.72 c868s
Session: 72nd R.S. (1991)
Online version: View report [270 pages  File size: 13,790 kb]
Charges: This report should address the charges below.
1. The Committee shall monitor the construction and location of additional prison beds authorized by HB 93, 72nd Legislature, 2nd Called Session.
2. The Committee shall study and monitor the use of funds appropriated for the prison and criminal justice system.
3. The Committee shall study and monitor the progress and impact of jail litigation in cooperation with the Attorney General's Office, including but not limited to HB 93, 72nd Legislature, 2nd Called Session.
4. The Committee shall monitor and oversee legislation enacted during the 72nd Regular and Special Called Sessions that was considered by the Standing Committee on Criminal Justice including legislative mandates, all Performance Audit Review Recommendations, adopted or otherwise, and any agency-initiated changes. The Committee shall determine whether the programs that are the focus of study are functioning as planned.
5. The Committee shall monitor implementation of sunset legislation.
Committee: House Law Enforcement
Title: Interim Report
Library Catalog Title: Report of the Committee on Law Enforcement, Texas House of Representatives, 70th Legislature : to the speaker and members of the Texas House of Representatives, 70th Legislature.
Subjects: Correctional officer shortages | Correctional officers | Corrections, Texas Department of | Good-conduct time | Juvenile crime | Mentally disabled inmates | Mentally Retarded Offender Program | Penalties and sentences (Criminal justice) | Prison construction | Privately-operated prisons | Ruiz lawsuit | State employee turnover |
Library Call Number: L1836.69 l41
Session: 69th R.S. (1985)
Online version: View report [63 pages  File size: 2,201 kb]
Charges: This report should address the charges below.
1. Study alternative means of meeting the program needs of the mentally handicapped offenders incarcerated in Texas prisons in conjunction with the Criminal Justice Policy Council.
2. Study the problem of morale and employee turnover at the Department of Corrections and the fiscal impact of this situation on the State.
3. Conduct monthly monitoring of the Department of Corrections construction division including new construction and renovation contracts for Ruiz litigation; oversight of contract award process; identification and reporting of cost-overruns and inconsistencies in management reporting of projects.
4. Study the feasibility of private corrections systems in meeting the criminal justice needs of Texas including an analysis of the financial incentives for private investors in relation to the legal liability for the State and an analysis of private corrections products for practicality and cost effectiveness, in conjunction with the Appropriations Committee.
5. Study the impact of the Ruiz settlement on production and harvesting of Department of Corrections agriculture crops.
6. Monitor the percentage of crime committed in Texas that is attributed to juveniles.
7. Study the impact of flat time on the violence and work stoppage at the Department of Corrections in conjunction with the percentage of inmates serving flat time sentences.
Committee: Senate State Affairs
Title: Interim Report
Library Catalog Title: Legislative options in response to crowding in the Texas prisons / staff report of the Senate Committee on State Affairs.
Subjects: Alternatives to incarceration | Prison population | Prison reform | Ruiz lawsuit |
Library Call Number: L1836.67 l521
Session: 67th R.S. (1981)
Online version: View report [73 pages  File size: 2,440 kb]
Charge: This report should address the charge below.
1. Study legislative options for responding to crowding in Texas prisons. *
Committee: House Security and Sanctions
Title: Interim Report
Library Catalog Title: To the speaker and members of the Texas House of Representatives, 67th Legislature : report of the / Committee on Security & Sanctions, Texas House of Representatives, 67th [i.e. 66th] Legislature.
Subjects: County jails | Jail Standards, Texas Commission on | Municipal jails | Ruiz lawsuit |
Library Call Number: L1836.66 se26
Session: 66th R.S. (1979)
Online version: View report [59 pages  File size: 2,151 kb]
Charge: This report should address the charge below.
1. Study issues associated with jail standards and conditions in Texas, including the operation and accomplishments of the Jail Standards Commission, the impact of Ruiz v. Estelle on county jails, possible future legal challenges, and issues for rural county jails. *

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

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