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Committee: Senate Criminal Justice
Title: Interim Report - Charge 3
Library Catalog Title: Interim report, 78th Legislature : charge three / Senate Committee on Criminal Justice.
Subjects: Correctional officer shortages | Correctional officers | Criminal Justice, Texas Department of | Good-conduct time | Inmate classification |
Library Call Number: L1836.77 c868 3
Session: 77th R.S. (2001)
Online version: View report [28 pages  File size: 1,115 kb]
Charge: This report should address the charge below.
1. Monitor the implementation of the Texas Department of Criminal Justice's revised inmate classification system; monitor TDCJ employee recruitment and retention efforts; review the good conduct time credit system used by TDCJ; and recommend changes, if any, needed in these areas.
Committee: House Criminal Jurisprudence
Title: Interim report
Library Catalog Title: House Committee on Criminal Jurisprudence, Texas House of Representatives interim report, 1998 : a report to the House of Representatives, 76th Texas Legislature.
Subjects: At-risk youth | Child crimes | Civil commitment of sex offenders | Court costs and fees | Criminal Justice, Texas Department of | Good-conduct time | Indigent criminal defense | Juvenile crime | Juvenile justice system | Pardons and Paroles, Texas Board of | Parole | Sex offenders | Sexual assault | Youth Commission, Texas |
Library Call Number: L1836.75 c868h
Session: 75th R.S. (1997)
Online version: View report [186 pages  File size: 7,610 kb]
Charges: This report should address the charges below.
1. Review and assess the consistency of all statutes that pertain to the age of criminal responsibility.
2. Study the issues relating to the civil commitment of violent offenders after their criminal sentence is served. Review civil commitment laws enacted in other states.
3. Study the cost of legal services for the indigent in the Texas criminal justice system.
4. Assess the effect that state-imposed municipal and county court fees have on a city, municipality, or county's revenue over time, and how it affects the violator's ability to pay.
5. Examine the policies of the Texas Department of Criminal Justice and the Texas Board of Pardons and Paroles regarding parole revocations, and to examine the calculation of current time, the forfeiture of good time, and program options for all felony cases, with special attention to substance abuse initiatives.
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: House Crime and its Control, Special
Title: Interim Report
Library Catalog Title: Report of the Special House Task Force on Crime and Its Control.
Subjects: Criminal justice | Good-conduct time | Mandatory supervision | Parole | Probation | Searches and seizures |
Library Call Number: L1836.64 c868
Session: 64th R.S. (1975)
Online version: View report [69 pages  File size: 2,139 kb]
Charges: This report should address the charges below.
1. Prepare legislation directed to reducing crime in Texas as follows: 1. Deny probation to any person using a firearm during the commission of a felony offense. 2. Add-on punishment for persons who carry firearms while committing major felony crimes involving violence. 3. Recommending changes necessary to deny bail to persons who while free on bond for a felony offense, are accused of committing other offenses. 4. Permitting the state a limited right to appeal in certain circumstances in criminal cases. 5. Changing the law on confessions to permit a fuller use of oral confessions in Texas. 6. Permitting state use of wiretapping and other electronic tools to combat organized crime in the state.
2. Review the criminal justice system and determine if there are other approaches to solutions for problem areas in the system. *
Committee: Senate Penal Servitude and Parole
Title: Interim Report
Library Catalog Title: Penal servitude and parole : a report to the Senate of the 62nd Legislature.
Subjects: Good-conduct time | Parole |
Library Call Number: L1836.61 P371
Session: 61st R.S. (1969)
Online version: View report [88 pages  File size: 4,532 kb]
Charge: This report should address the charge below.
1. Make a complete study of the laws and practices relating to eligibility for release on parole, including the practice of allowing commutation of time for "good conduct, industry and obedience".
Supporting documents
Committee: Senate Penal Servitude and Parole
Title: Transcript, April 30, 1970
Library Catalog Title: Minutes
Library Call Number: L1836.61 P371M 4/30/70
Session: 61st R.S. (1969)
Online version: View document [95 pages  File size: 154,650 kb]
Committee: Senate Penitentiary Investigating Committee
Title: Report
Library Catalog Title: Report of the Senate committee investigating the affairs of the Prison System of Texas under simple resolutions nos. 39 and 41 of the Senate, First called session of the Thirty-fourth Legislature.
Subjects: Good-conduct time | Gubernatorial pardons | Huntsville State Prison | Parole | Penalties and sentences (Criminal justice) | Prison farms | Prison labor | Prison officials | Prison population | Prison violence | Prisons | Rusk State Penitentiary |
Library Call Number: L1836.34 P938
Session: 34th R.S. (1915)
Online version: View report [23 pages]
Charge: This report should address the charge below.
1. Investigate business, financial, and commercial transactions of the Penitentiary system from January 1, 1913 to date.

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

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