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Committee: House Corrections
Title: Interim report
Library Catalog Title: Committee on Corrections, Texas House of Representatives interim report, 1996 : report to the House of Representatives, 75th Texas Legislature.
Subjects: Criminal Justice, Texas Department of | Deferred adjudication | Inmate health | Managed care | Parole | Penalties and sentences (Criminal justice) | Prison labor | Probation | Telemedicine | Wackenhut Corrections Corporation |
Library Call Number: L1836.75 c817
Session: 74th R.S. (1995)
Online version: View report [69 pages  File size: 3,420 kb]
Charges: This report should address the charges below.
1. Conduct active oversight of agencies under the committee's jurisdiction.
2. Study the prison industries program regarding private sector employment of inmates.
3. Study the continuing implementation of the managed health care system within the prison system. Consider how tele-medicine networks developed for the prison system might benefit local citizens.
4. Review the need for changes in sentencing practices, the revocation of probation and the use of deferred adjudication.
Committee: House Corrections
Title: Interim report
Library Catalog Title: To the speaker and members of the Texas House of Representatives, 74th Legislature : report of the Committee on Corrections, Texas House of Representatives, 74th Legislature.
Subjects: Criminal Justice, Texas Department of | Inmate health | Inmate rehabilitation | Managed care | Prison construction | Prison labor | Prison population | Recidivism | State agency mandated reports | State jail system | Telemedicine | Windham School District |
Library Call Number: L1836.73 c868
Session: 73rd R.S. (1993)
Online version: View report [64 pages  File size: 2,429 kb]
Charges: This report should address the charges below.
1. Conduct active oversight of agencies under the committee's jurisdiction, including a study of mandated reports to the legislature and legislative agencies. The study should consist of a review of the legislative reporting requirements of all agencies to identify areas where reporting obligations could be streamlined and agency accountability improved. The committee shall make specific recommendations about the continuation, modification or elimination of required legislative reports.
2. Monitor and report on the Texas Department of Criminal Justice's implementation of the managed health care system established in SB 378, 73rd Legislature, Regular Session.
3. Monitor the construction of facilities by the Texas Department of Criminal Justice. Report to the legislature on construction progress and make recommendations regarding the adequacy and effectiveness of the construction program.
4. Study the effects of inmate job training on recidivism, as proposed in HB 1602, 73rd Legislature, Regular Session.
5. Study the use of private industry prison work programs and the assumption of costs by the prison through these programs.
Committee: House Corrections
Title: Interim report
Library Catalog Title: To the speaker and members of the Texas House of Representatives, 73rd Legislature : report of the Committee on Corrections, Texas House of Representatives, 72nd Legislature.
Subjects: At-risk youth | Gangs | Inmates | Pardons and Paroles, Texas Board of | Parole | Prison labor | Prison population |
Library Call Number: L1836.72 c868
Session: 72nd R.S. (1991)
Online version: View report [25 pages  File size: 1,096 kb]
Charges: This report should address the charges below.
1. Study other emerging issues, as appropriate.
2. Study the progress of the inmate work program and evaluate the possibility of expanding the program.
3. Study the issue of youth involvement in gang activity and the use of guns.
4. Study the parole programs in Texas and see how the current parole procedures have affected the state.
Committee: Senate Criminal Justice
Title: Interim Report
Library Catalog Title: Report on prison industries / Senate Committee on Criminal Justice.
Subjects: Corrections, Texas Department of | Prison labor | Prison reform |
Library Call Number: L1836.70 c868p
Session: 70th R.S. (1987)
Online version: View report [47 pages  File size: 1,893 kb]
Charge: This report should address the charge below.
1. Study the prison industries program operated by the Texas Department of Corrections. The study will include, but not be limited to, the issues of program efficiency, the desirability of providing nominal wages to inmate workers, job training opportunities, and tax incentives to encourage businesses to contract the with department for the production of goods presently being manufactured or assembled outside the United States for American consumption.
Supporting documents
Committee: Senate Criminal Justice
Title: Prison industries: Statutory framework
Library Catalog Title: Texas prison industries : the statutory framework.
Library Call Number: L1836.70 c868pi
Session: 70th R.S. (1987)
Online version: View document [22 pages  File size: 946 kb]
Committee: Senate Criminal Justice
Title: SR 141, 70th Leg., 2nd C.S.
Library Call Number: SR 141
Session: 70th R.S. (1987)
Online version: View document [2 pages  File size: 403 kb]
Committee: House Security and Sanctions
Title: Interim Report
Library Catalog Title: To the speaker and members of the Texas House of Representatives, 68th Legislature : report of the / Committee on Security and Sanctions, Texas House of Representatives, 67the Legislature.
Subjects: Adult Probation Commission | Alternatives to incarceration | Corrections, Texas Department of | Halfway houses | Inmates | Jail Standards, Texas Commission on | Juvenile Probation Commission, Texas | Municipal jails | Pardons and Paroles, Texas Board of | Parole | Prison labor | Prison population | Probation |
Library Call Number: L1836.67 se26
Session: 67th R.S. (1981)
Online version: View report [92 pages  File size: 2,508 kb]
Charges: This report should address the charges below.
1. Monitor the implementation of the statewide juvenile probation system as authorized by HB 1704, 67th Legislature, Regular Session.
2. Monitor the Adult Probation Commission in regard to the effectiveness of pre-sentence investigations to divert people from the Texas Department of Corrections.
3. Monitor the organizational changes in the Board of Pardons and Paroles and the creation of new halfway houses as authorized by SB 125, 67th Legislature, Regular Session.
4. Investigate overcrowding in the Texas Department of Corrections and examine alternatives for relieving this condition.
5. Examine the feasibility of paying a wage to inmates for the work they perform at the Texas Department of Corrections.
6. Study the feasibility of placing city jails under the authority of the Texas Jail Standards Commission and/or abolishing the Commission.
7. Evaluate present rules, regulations, and statutes regarding the parole process.
Committee: Joint Prison Reform
Title: Interim Report
Library Catalog Title: Final report of the Joint Committee on Prison Reform of the Texas Legislature.
Subjects: Alternatives to incarceration | Correctional officers | Corrections, Texas Department of | Criminal justice | Inmate classification | Inmate education | Inmate health | Inmate rehabilitation | Mentally disabled inmates | Mentally ill inmates | Parole | Prison labor | Prison population | Prison reform | Prisons |
Library Call Number: L1836.63 p938r 1974
Session: 63rd R.S. (1973)
Online version: View report [102 pages  File size: 6,356 kb]
Charge: This report should address the charge below.
1. Study needed reforms in the Texas system of imprisonment of convicted persons with the purpose of seeking meaningful alternatives to the present anti-social aspects of the system which are not conducive to the rehabilitation of inmates and their return to society as productive, useful, and law-abiding citizens.
Supporting documents
Committee: Joint Prison Reform
Title: Building tender system : supplemental report : working paper
Library Catalog Title: Building tender system : supplemental report : working paper / submitted to the Joint Committee on Prison Reform by John Albach.
Library Call Number: L1836.63 p938wb
Session: 63rd R.S. (1973)
Online version: View document [5 pages]
Committee: Joint Prison Reform
Title: Custody and security working paper.
Library Catalog Title: Custody and security working paper / submitted to Joint Committee on Prison Reform by Wayne Oakes.
Library Call Number: L1836.63 p938wc
Session: 63rd R.S. (1973)
Online version: View document [10 pages]
Committee: Joint Prison Reform
Title: Inmate living conditions : housing supplemental report : working paper
Library Catalog Title: Inmate living conditions : housing supplemental report : working paper / submitted to Joint Committee on Prison Reform by John Albach.
Library Call Number: L1836.63 p938wl
Session: 63rd R.S. (1973)
Online version: View document [23 pages]
Committee: Joint Prison Reform
Title: Report on investigation of the Gatesville incident
Library Catalog Title: Report on investigation of the Gatesville incident / Wayne Oakes, William K. Kimble.
Library Call Number: L1836.63 p938g
Session: 63rd R.S. (1973)
Online version: View document [8 pages]
Committee: Joint Prison Reform
Title: Report on Joint Committee on Prison Reform
Library Catalog Title: Report on Joint Committee on Prison Reform / Nancy Tarlton.
Library Call Number: L1836.63 p938iy
Session: 63rd R.S. (1973)
Online version: View document [6 pages]
Committee: Joint Prison Reform
Title: Report on investigation of incident at Ramsey I
Library Catalog Title: Report on investigation of incident at Ramsey I, Thursday, November 8, 1973 / Wayne Oakes, John Albach.
Library Call Number: L1836.63 p938ir
Session: 63rd R.S. (1973)
Online version: View document [6 pages]
Committee: Joint Prison Reform
Title: Letter concerning discharge or TYC employee
Library Catalog Title: [Letter concerning discharge or TYC employee] / Nancy Tarlton.
Library Call Number: L1836.63 p938y
Session: 63rd R.S. (1973)
Online version: View document [7 pages]
Committee: Joint Prison Reform
Title: Report to the Joint Committee on Prison Reform
Library Catalog Title: Report to the Joint Committee on Prison Reform / Nancy Tarlton.
Library Call Number: L1836.63 p938gm
Session: 63rd R.S. (1973)
Online version: View document [5 pages]
Committee: Joint Prison Reform
Title: Events leading up to today's meeting
Library Catalog Title: Events leading up to today's meeting / Wayne Oakes.
Library Call Number: L1836.63 p938h 12/6/1973
Session: 63rd R.S. (1973)
Online version: View document [6 pages]
Committee: Joint Prison Reform
Title: Proposed outline for prison study
Library Catalog Title: Proposed outline for prison study / John Albach.
Library Call Number: L1836.63 p938po
Session: 63rd R.S. (1973)
Online version: View document [3 pages]
Committee: Joint Prison Reform
Title: Research literature
Library Catalog Title: Research literature / John Albach.
Library Call Number: L1836.63 p938b
Session: 63rd R.S. (1973)
Online version: View document [2 pages]
Committee: Joint Prison Reform
Title: Future policy toward incarceration
Library Catalog Title: [Future policy toward incarceration].
Library Call Number: L1836.63 p938p
Session: 63rd R.S. (1973)
Online version: View document [2 pages]
Committee: Joint Prison Reform
Title: Housing working paper
Library Catalog Title: Housing working paper / submitted to Joint Committee on Prison Reform by Erasmo Andrade.
Library Call Number: L1836.63 P938WH
Session: 63rd R.S. (1973)
Online version: View document [51 pages]
Committee: Joint Prison Reform
Title: Inmate living conditions supplemental report
Library Catalog Title: Inmate living conditions supplemental report / submitted to Joint Committee on Prison Reform by Wayne Oakes.
Library Call Number: L1836.63 P938WLO
Session: 63rd R.S. (1973)
Online version: View document [3 pages]
Committee: Joint Prison Reform
Title: Labor and industry : working paper
Library Catalog Title: Labor and industry : working paper / submitted to Joint Committee on Prison Reform by Val Mendoza.
Library Call Number: L1836.63 P938WPL
Session: 63rd R.S. (1973)
Online version: View document [36 pages]
Committee: Joint Prison Reform
Title: Measurements of recidivism
Library Catalog Title: Measurements of recidivism for the Joint Committee on Prison Reform.
Library Call Number: L1836.63 p938m
Session: 63rd R.S. (1973)
Online version: View document [41 pages]
Committee: Joint Prison Reform
Title: Parole : working paper
Library Catalog Title: Parole : working paper / submitted to Joint Committee on Prison Reform by Mary Ann Beaty-Arnold.
Library Call Number: L1836.63 P938WPP
Session: 63rd R.S. (1973)
Online version: View document [96 pages]
Committee: Joint Prison Reform
Title: Press releases
Library Catalog Title: Press releases.
Library Call Number: L1836.63 p938
Session: 63rd R.S. (1973)
Online version: View document [18 pages]
Committee: Joint Prison Reform
Title: Progress reports of the Joint Committee on Prison Reform
Library Catalog Title: [Progress reports of the Joint Committee on Prison Reform]
Library Call Number: L1836.63 p938rp
Session: 63rd R.S. (1973)
Online version: View document [8 pages]
Committee: Joint Prison Reform
Title: Project proposal : a study of the Texas Department of Corrections
Library Catalog Title: Project proposal : a study of the Texas Department of Corrections / Joint Committee on Prison Reform.
Library Call Number: L1836.63 p938pp
Session: 63rd R.S. (1973)
Online version: View document [14 pages]
Committee: Joint Prison Reform
Title: Report to the Joint Committee on Prison Reform
Library Catalog Title: Report to the Joint Committee on Prison Reform / Nancy Tarlton.
Library Call Number: L1836.63 p938gr
Session: 63rd R.S. (1973)
Online version: View document [7 pages]
Committee: Joint Prison Reform
Title: Report to the Joint Committee on Prison Reform
Library Catalog Title: Report to the Joint Committee on Prison Reform / Erasmo Andrade.
Library Call Number: L1836.63 P938WV
Session: 63rd R.S. (1973)
Online version: View document [6 pages]
Committee: Joint Prison Reform
Title: Suggested topics for legislation
Library Catalog Title: Suggested topics for legislation.
Library Call Number: L1836.63 p938s
Session: 63rd R.S. (1973)
Online version: View document [3 pages]
Committee: Joint Prison Reform
Title: The Coffield Unit : a new prison for Texas
Library Catalog Title: The Coffield Unit : a new prison for Texas / submitted to the Joint Committee on Prison Reform by James Blume, Paul Keeper, John Albach.
Library Call Number: L1836.63 p938w
Session: 63rd R.S. (1973)
Online version: View document [23 pages]
Committee: Joint Prison Reform
Title: Transactional interview
Library Catalog Title: Transactional interview
Library Call Number: L1836.63 P938TO
Session: 63rd R.S. (1973)
Online version: View document [106 pages]
Committee: Joint Prison Reform
Title: Working papers
Library Catalog Title: Working papers submitted to Joint Committee on Prison Reform / by committee staff.
Library Call Number: L1836.63 p938wp
Session: 63rd R.S. (1973)
Online version: View document [676 pages]
Committee: Joint Prison Reform
Title: Meeting with Ron Jackson, Acting Director of the Texas Youth Council
Library Catalog Title: Meeting with Ron Jackson, Acting Director of the Texas Youth Council / John Albach.
Library Call Number: L1836.63 p938yp
Session: 63rd R.S. (1973)
Online version: View document [1 pages]
Committee: Joint Prison Reform
Title: Testimony of W.J. Estelle, Jr.
Library Catalog Title: Testimony of W.J. Estelle, Jr. director of Department of Corrections.
Library Call Number: L1836.63 p938te
Session: 63rd R.S. (1973)
Online version: View document [52 pages]
Committee: Joint Prison Reform
Title: The Texas Department of Corrections
Library Catalog Title: The Texas Department of Corrections / Wyane Oakes.
Library Call Number: L1836.63 p938wd
Session: 63rd R.S. (1973)
Online version: View document [10 pages]
Committee: Joint Prison Reform
Title: Ellis Unit
Library Catalog Title: Ellis Unit / John Albach.
Library Call Number: L1836.63 p938re
Session: 63rd R.S. (1973)
Online version: View document [8 pages]
Committee: Joint Prison Reform
Title: Survey of prisoner correspondence as of August 15, 1974
Library Catalog Title: Survey of prisoner correspondence as of August 15, 1974 / Joint Committee on Prison Reform.
Library Call Number: L1836.63 p938su
Session: 63rd R.S. (1973)
Online version: View document [2 pages]
Committee: Joint Prison Reform
Title: [Letter to the Joint Committee on Prison Reform
Library Catalog Title: [Letter to the Joint Committee on Prison Reform] / Delmar L. Watson.
Library Call Number: L1836.63 P938T
Session: 63rd R.S. (1973)
Online version: View document [7 pages]
Committee: Joint Prison Reform
Title: Report of the Citizens Advisory Committee to the Joint Committee on Prison Reform of the Texas Legislature
Library Catalog Title: Report of the Citizens Advisory Committee to the Joint Committee on Prison Reform of the Texas Legislature.
Library Call Number: L1836.63 p938cr 1974
Session: 63rd R.S. (1973)
Online version: View document [116 pages]
Committee: Joint Prison Reform
Title: Report to the 63rd Leg. Joint Committee on Prison Reform of the Citizen's Advisory Committee on Prison Reform
Library Catalog Title: Report to the 63rd Leg. Joint Committee on Prison Reform / Citizen's Advisory Committee on Prison Reform
Library Call Number: L1836.63 P938cr
Session: 63rd R.S. (1973)
Online version: View document [205 pages]
Committee: Senate Cost of Government
Title: Report
Library Catalog Title: A report to the Senate of the 58th Legislature, state of Texas / by the Senate Cost of Government Study Committee.
Subjects: Computers | Juvenile justice system | Prison labor | State government | State hospitals |
Library Call Number: L1836.57 c832
Session: 57th R.S. (1961)
Online version: View report [76 pages  File size: 3,309 kb]
Charge: This report should address the charge below.
1. That said Committee shall be charged with the responsibility of determining any and all ways and means of eliminating waste and extravagances in Texas State Government operations; developing management procedures and patterns in the various State departments, agencies and institutions whereby State services authorized by law may be the most economically and efficiently rendered to the people of this state; and reporting on these and other matters contributing to the general objective of this resolution to the Senate at such times and in such manner as it may deem desirable.
Committee: House Inspection of Prison System, Special
Title: Report
Library Catalog Title: An inspection of the state prison system of Texas.
Subjects: Inmates | Prison farms | Prison labor | Prisons |
Library Call Number: L1836.43 IN7
Session: 43rd R.S. (1933)
Online version: View report [12 pages  File size: 630 kb]
Charge: This report should address the charge below.
1. Inspect the State Prison System of Texas and report findings. *
Committee: House Penitentiaries
Title: Visit Penitentiary System
Library Catalog Title: Report of the Committee on Penitentiaries.
Subjects: Prison farms | Prison labor | Prisons |
Library Call Number: H.J. of Tex., 42nd Leg., R.S., 1031 (1931)
Session: 42nd R.S. (1931)
Online version: View report [5 pages  File size: 237 kb]
Charge: This report should address the charge below.
1. Visit the penitentiary farms in South Texas and also walls at Huntsville and nearby farms. *
Committee:   Prison Centralization Commission
Title: Report
Library Catalog Title: Report of Texas Prison Centralization Commission
Subjects: Prison construction | Prison farms | Prison labor | Prisons |
Library Call Number: P3100.8 R299 1929
Session: 41st R.S. (1929)
Online version: View report [40 pages  File size: 3,560 kb]
Charge: This report should address the charge below.
1. Evaluate existing Texas prison system, survey available state lands and other available lands for location of a centralized system. *
Supporting documents
Committee:   Prison Centralization Commission
Title: Report - Governor
Library Catalog Title: Proclamation of the Governor
Library Call Number: S.J. of Tex., 41st Leg., 4th C.S. 1 (1930)
Session: 41st R.S. (1929)
Online version: View document [3 pages  File size: 161 kb]
Committee: Joint Penitentiary Investigating Committee
Title: Majority Report
Library Catalog Title: Report of Penitentiary Investigating Committee.
Subjects: Inmate classification | Inmate education | Inmate health | Inmate rehabilitation | Prison farms | Prison labor | Prison officials | Prison reform | Prison violence | Prisons |
Library Call Number: H.J. of Tex., 39th Leg., R.S., 870 (1925)
Session: 39th R.S. (1925)
Online version: View report [9 pages  File size: 458 kb]
Charge: This report should address the charge below.
1. Investigate the conduct of the State penitentiary affairs, including treatment or mistreatment of the convicts. *
Committee: Joint Penitentiary Investigating Committee
Title: Minority Report
Library Catalog Title: Report of Penitentiary Investigating Committee.
Subjects: Inmate classification | Inmate education | Inmate health | Inmate rehabilitation | Prison farms | Prison labor | Prison officials | Prison reform | Prison violence | Prisons |
Library Call Number: H.J. of Tex., 39th Leg., R.S., 874 (1925)
Session: 39th R.S. (1925)
Online version: View report [2 pages  File size: 277 kb]
Charge: This report should address the charge below.
1. Investigate the conduct of the State penitentiary affairs, including treatment or mistreatment of the convicts. *
Supporting documents
Committee: Joint Penitentiary Investigating Committee
Title: Transcript, testimony, and exhibits, February 4-20, 1925; Stenographic reports of Penitentiary Investigating Committee, Supplements to Senate Journal, February 27, March 7, 10, and 19, 1925
Library Catalog Title: Minutes
Library Call Number: L1836.39 P378P
Session: 39th R.S. (1925)
Online version: View document [396 pages  File size: 201,626 kb]
Committee: Joint Penitentiary Investigating
Title: Report - Preliminary report
Library Catalog Title: Penitentiary Investigating Committee report
Subjects: Huntsville State Prison | Inmate classification | Inmate education | Inmate health | Inmates | Prison farms | Prison labor | Prison officials | Prison violence | Prisons |
Library Call Number: S.J. of Tex., 37th Leg., R.S. 1182 (1921)
Session: 37th R.S. (1921)
Online version: View report [9 pages  File size: 205 kb]
Charge: This report should address the charge below.
1. Investigate conduct of the state penitentiary affairs and especially as to the treatment or mistreatment of the convicts by officers and employees of the institution.
Committee: Joint Penitentiary Investigating
Title: Report - Majority report
Library Catalog Title: Report of the Penitentiary Investigating Committee of the Thirty-seventh Legislature
Subjects: Huntsville State Prison | Inmate classification | Inmate education | Inmate health | Inmates | Prison farms | Prison labor | Prison officials | Prison violence | Prisons |
Library Call Number: S.J. of Tex., 37th Leg., 1st C.S. 74 (1921)
Session: 37th R.S. (1921)
Online version: View report [11 pages  File size: 658 kb]
Charge: This report should address the charge below.
1. Investigate conduct of the state penitentiary affairs and especially as to the treatment or mistreatment of the convicts by officers and employees of the institution.
Committee: Joint Penitentiary Investigating
Title: Report - Minority report
Library Catalog Title: Minority report
Subjects: Huntsville State Prison | Inmate classification | Inmate education | Inmate health | Inmates | Prison farms | Prison labor | Prison officials | Prison violence | Prisons |
Library Call Number: S.J. of Tex., 37th Leg., 1st C.S. 82 (1921)
Session: 37th R.S. (1921)
Online version: View report [2 pages  File size: 67 kb]
Charge: This report should address the charge below.
1. Investigate conduct of the state penitentiary affairs and especially as to the treatment or mistreatment of the convicts by officers and employees of the institution.
Supporting documents
Committee: Joint Penitentiary Investigating
Title: Report - Senate Subcommittee No. 2 report
Library Catalog Title: Excerpts from the Report of Senate Subcommittee No. 2
Library Call Number: S.J. of Tex., 37th Leg., R.S. 546 (1921)
Session: 37th R.S. (1921)
Online version: View document [2 pages  File size: 86 kb]
Committee: Joint Penitentiary Investigating
Title: Report - Miscellaneous correspondence
Library Catalog Title: One "white elephant" tamed.
Library Call Number: S.J. of Tex., 37th Leg., 1st C.S. 222 (1921)
Session: 37th R.S. (1921)
Online version: View document [2 pages  File size: 75 kb]
Committee: Joint Penitentiary Investigating
Title: Report - Texas Prison Association correspondence
Library Catalog Title: Extending Appreciation
Library Call Number: S.J. of Tex., 37th Leg., 1st C.S. 404 (1921)
Session: 37th R.S. (1921)
Online version: View document [2 pages  File size: 36 kb]
Committee: Joint Central Investigating Committee
Title: Report
Library Catalog Title: Report
Subjects: Agriculture, Texas Department of | Attorney General of Texas | Bachelor's degrees | Comptroller of Public Accounts, Texas | Courts | Education Agency, Texas | General Land Office | Higher education | Highway Department, Texas State | Investment of public funds | Juvenile detention facilities | Legislative staff | Library & Archives Commission, Texas State | Office of the Governor | Prairie View A&M University | Prison farms | Prison labor | Prisons | Quarantines | Rabies | Railroad Commission of Texas | Sam Houston State University | Secretary of State, Texas | Southwest Texas State University | State agencies | State agency budgets | State land | State purchasing | Tarleton State University | Tax administration | Teacher training | Texas A&M University | Texas A&M University - Commerce | Texas Woman's University | Treasury Department, Texas State | University of North Texas at Denton | University of Texas at Austin | University of Texas at El Paso | University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston | Veterinary Medical Examiners, Texas State Board of | West Texas A&M University |
Library Call Number: L1836.35 In8r / H.J. of Tex., 35th Leg., 4th C.S. 228 (1918)
Session: 35th R.S. (1917)
Online version: View report [58 pages]
Charge: This report should address the charge below.
1. To make a through investigation into the affairs of all departments of the state and every state institution. *
Committee: House Penitentiaries Subcommittee to Visit State Prisons at Huntsville and Rusk
Title: Report
Library Catalog Title: Report of Committee to Visit Penitentiary
Subjects: Huntsville State Prison | Inmate education | Prison labor | Rusk State Penitentiary |
Library Call Number: H.J. of Tex., 35th Leg., R.S. 884 (1917)
Session: 35th R.S. (1917)
Online version: View report [4 pages  File size: 111 kb]
Charge: This report should address the charge below.
1. To visit the penitentiary and State farms of this State where the State prisoners are confined and worked, for the purpose of inquiring into the treatment, management, and control of such prisoners and the penal institutions of this State and to make a report of the same back to the House.
Committee: House Penitentiaries Subcommittee to Visit Penitentiaries
Title: Minority Report
Library Catalog Title: Minority reports
Subjects: Huntsville State Prison | Organized labor | Prison labor | Prison officials | Rusk State Penitentiary |
Library Call Number: H.J. of Tex., 34th Leg., R.S. 447 (1915)
Session: 34th R.S. (1915)
Online version: View report [2 pages]
Charge: This report should address the charge below.
1. Visit penitentiaries at Huntsville and Rusk to investigate and provide information prior to considering a pending bill to create a new penitentiary system. *
Committee: House Penitentiaries Subcommittee to Visit Penitentiaries
Title: Report
Library Catalog Title: Report of Committee to Visit Penitentiaries.
Subjects: Huntsville State Prison | Organized labor | Prison labor | Prison officials | Rusk State Penitentiary |
Library Call Number: H.J. of Tex., 34th Leg., R.S. 439 (1915)
Session: 34th R.S. (1915)
Online version: View report [9 pages]
Charge: This report should address the charge below.
1. Visit penitentiaries at Huntsville and Rusk to investigate and provide information prior to considering a pending bill to create a new penitentiary system. *
Committee: House Penitentiaries Subcommittee to Visit Prison Farms
Title: Report
Library Catalog Title: Report of Committee to Visit State Prison Farms.
Subjects: Inmate health | Inmates | Prison farms | Prison labor |
Library Call Number: H.J. of Tex., 34th Leg., R.S. 294 (1915)
Session: 34th R.S. (1915)
Online version: View report [7 pages]
Charge: This report should address the charge below.
1. Visit prison farms to investigate and provide information prior to considering a pending bill to create a new penitentiary system. *
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.
Committee: House Penitentiaries
Title: Report
Library Catalog Title: Report of Committee to Visit Penitentiaries.
Subjects: Huntsville State Prison | Inmate health | Prison farms | Prison labor | Prisons | Rusk State Penitentiary |
Library Call Number: H.J. of Tex., 33rd Leg., R.S. 1001 (1913)
Session: 33rd R.S. (1913)
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Charge: This report should address the charge below.
1. Visit the state penal institutions and investigate their conditions, management and operations. *
Committee: Joint Penitentiary System, Special
Title: Report
Library Catalog Title: Report and findings of Penitentiary Investigating Committee
Subjects: Convict lease system | Prison labor | Prisons |
Library Call Number: L1836.33 P378
Session: 33rd R.S. (1913)
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Charges: This report should address the charges below.
1. Investigate the financial record and financial transactions, and the general business conduct of the penitentiary system as far back as said committee, in its discretion, may deem advisable.
2. Make a report to the Governor, recommending such changes or reforms in the financial conduct of the penitentiary system as they may deem advisable, and shall report, in full, to the Governor all valuable pertinent information which they may be able to obtain with reference to the financial conduct of said penitentiary system.
Committee: House Appropriations Subcommittee on the State Penitentiaries and State Farms
Title: Report
Library Catalog Title: Report of Committee to Visit the State Penitentiaries.
Subjects: Huntsville State Prison | Inmate health | Prison farms | Prison labor | Prisons | Rusk State Penitentiary |
Library Call Number: H.J. of Tex., 32nd Leg., R.S. 538 (1911)
Session: 32nd R.S. (1911)
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Charge: This report should address the charge below.
1. Investigate the physical condition of the State's penal institutions, State farms, contract farms and share farms.
Committee: House Appropriations Subcommittee on the State Penitentiary at Rusk
Title: Report
Library Catalog Title: Report of Sub-committee to Visit the State Penitentiary at Rusk.
Subjects: Mining | Prison labor | Rusk State Penitentiary | Texas State Railroad |
Library Call Number: H.J. of Tex., 31st Leg., R.S. 569 (1909)
Session: 31st R.S. (1909)
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Charge: This report should address the charge below.
1. Visit and inspect the State penitentiary at Rusk.
Committee: Joint Penitentiaries Investigating
Title: Part I: Final Report; Proceedings; and Audit, Examination and Methods Report
Library Catalog Title: Report of the Penitentiary Investigating Committee including all exhibits and testimony taken by the Committee.
Subjects: Huntsville State Prison | Inmate health | Prison farms | Prison labor | Prison violence | Prisons | Rusk State Penitentiary |
Library Call Number: L1836.31 P378P
Session: 31st R.S. (1909)
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Charges: This report should address the charges below.
1. Visit the Huntsville and Rusk penitentiaries and all other places as in their judgment may be necessary.
2. Make a thorough and complete examination of the financial conditions of the penitentiary system, employing such help as may be deemed necessary to the end that a full, fair, complete and exhaustive examination be made of the entire penitentiary system covering a period from January 1, 1907, or prior to that time if deemed necessary by the committee, to the present time.
3. Make an investigation of the iron industry at Rusk and make recommendations as to the future operation of such iron industry as they believe would best subserve the State's interests, and recommend whether or not such industry should be abandoned or its operation continued by the State.
4. Investigate the conditions of the penitentiary at Rusk and of all farms, camps and trains where convicts are worked or kept, as to the food, clothing, health and treatment of the convicts, and all matters pertaining to their discipline, safe keeping and reformation.
Committee: Joint Penitentiaries Investigating
Title: Part II: Stenographer's Report of Evidence
Library Catalog Title: Report of the Penitentiary Investigating Committee including all exhibits and testimony taken by the Committee.
Subjects: Huntsville State Prison | Inmate health | Prison farms | Prison labor | Prison violence | Prisons | Rusk State Penitentiary |
Library Call Number: L1836.31 P378P
Session: 31st R.S. (1909)
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Charges: This report should address the charges below.
1. Visit the Huntsville and Rusk penitentiaries and all other places as in their judgment may be necessary.
2. Make a thorough and complete examination of the financial conditions of the penitentiary system, employing such help as may be deemed necessary to the end that a full, fair, complete and exhaustive examination be made of the entire penitentiary system covering a period from January 1, 1907, or prior to that time if deemed necessary by the committee, to the present time.
3. Make an investigation of the iron industry at Rusk and make recommendations as to the future operation of such iron industry as they believe would best subserve the State's interests, and recommend whether or not such industry should be abandoned or its operation continued by the State.
4. Investigate the conditions of the penitentiary at Rusk and of all farms, camps and trains where convicts are worked or kept, as to the food, clothing, health and treatment of the convicts, and all matters pertaining to their discipline, safe keeping and reformation.
Committee: Joint Penitentiaries Investigating
Title: Part III: Subcommittee and Full Committee Reports; Index
Library Catalog Title: Report of the Penitentiary Investigating Committee including all exhibits and testimony taken by the Committee.
Subjects: Huntsville State Prison | Inmate health | Prison farms | Prison labor | Prison violence | Prisons | Rusk State Penitentiary |
Library Call Number: L1836.31 P378P
Session: 31st R.S. (1909)
Online version: View report [352 pages  File size: 21,182 kb]
Charges: This report should address the charges below.
1. Visit the Huntsville and Rusk penitentiaries and all other places as in their judgment may be necessary.
2. Make a thorough and complete examination of the financial conditions of the penitentiary system, employing such help as may be deemed necessary to the end that a full, fair, complete and exhaustive examination be made of the entire penitentiary system covering a period from January 1, 1907, or prior to that time if deemed necessary by the committee, to the present time.
3. Make an investigation of the iron industry at Rusk and make recommendations as to the future operation of such iron industry as they believe would best subserve the State's interests, and recommend whether or not such industry should be abandoned or its operation continued by the State.
4. Investigate the conditions of the penitentiary at Rusk and of all farms, camps and trains where convicts are worked or kept, as to the food, clothing, health and treatment of the convicts, and all matters pertaining to their discipline, safe keeping and reformation.
Committee: House Penitentiaries Subcommittee to Visit Penitentiaries
Title: Report
Library Catalog Title: Report of Special Committee.
Subjects: Huntsville State Prison | Prison farms | Prison labor | Prisons | Rusk State Penitentiary |
Library Call Number: H.J. of Tex., 30th Leg., R.S. 1355 (1907)
Session: 30th R.S. (1907)
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Charge: This report should address the charge below.
1. Visit the State penitentiaries at Huntsville and at Rusk, all farms, State or otherwise, where State convicts are held and worked, the State reformatory at Gatesville, and the camp or detention farm for female convicts near Huntsville, Texas; the duty of said sub-committee shall be to diligently inquire into the methods of handling and treatment of convicts in all such institutions, the condition of State properties in connection therewith and all such other matters pertaining to same as may be deemed proper, and make report to this House with their recommendations upon informaiton obtained.
Committee: House Penitentiaries Subcommittee to Visit Rusk Penitentiary
Title: Report
Library Catalog Title: Report of the Subcommittee to Visit the State Penitentiary at Rusk and Inspect the Iron Industry.
Subjects: Prison labor | Prisons |
Library Call Number: H.J. of Tex., 28th Leg., R.S. 399 (1903)
Session: 28th R.S. (1903)
Online version: View report [4 pages  File size: 164 kb]
Charge: This report should address the charge below.
1. To visit, inspect and investigate the iron industry in the Rusk Penitentiary to determine whether it should be improved and enlarged or discontinued.
Committee: House State Penitentiaries
Title: Report
Library Catalog Title: Report of Special Committee appointed to visit and inspect the state penitentiaries.
Subjects: Prison labor | Prisons |
Library Call Number: H.J. of Tex., 27th Leg., R.S. 673 (1901)
Session: 27th R.S. (1901)
Online version: View report [4 pages  File size: 129 kb]
Charge: This report should address the charge below.
1. Visit the state penitentiaries, diligently examine and inquire into their conditions and needs, and report to the House; may also make recommendations.
Committee: House Penitentiaries and Convict Farms, Special
Title: Report
Library Catalog Title: [Report].
Subjects: Mentally ill inmates | Prison farms | Prison labor | Prisons |
Library Call Number: H.J. of Tex., 25th Leg., R.S. 741 (1897)
Session: 25th R.S. (1897)
Online version: View report [4 pages  File size: 209 kb]
Charge: This report should address the charge below.
1. Visit the State Penitentiaries and convict farms and make a report. *
Committee: Joint Penitentiaries
Title: State Penitentiaries
Library Catalog Title: [Report].
Subjects: Prison labor | Prisons |
Library Call Number: H.J. of Tex., 23rd Leg., R.S. 313 (1893)
Session: 23rd R.S. (1893)
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Charge: This report should address the charge below.
1. Examine carefully and thoroughly into the condition and management of the institution, and to make a report of the same to the Legislature with suggestions for the benefit of the institution as the committee may deem necessary.
Committee: Joint Penitentiaries
Title: Majority and Minority Reports
Library Catalog Title: [Report].
Subjects: Convict lease system | Prison farms | Prison labor | Prisons |
Library Call Number: LRL
Session: 19th R.S. (1885)
Online version: View report [15 pages  File size: 1,542 kb]
Charge: This report should address the charge below.
1. To visit and examine carefully the condition, management and operations of the State penitentiaries, and make report therof to the Legislature, together with such suggestions and recommendations as they may deem fit and proper.
Committee: House Penitentiary
Title: Consideration of the penal system and the penitentiary lease
Library Catalog Title: [Report].
Subjects: Convict lease system | Inmate health | Inmates | Prison escapes | Prison labor | Prison population | Prisons |
Library Call Number: H.J. of Tex., 15th Leg., R.S. 182 (1876)
Session: 15th R.S. (1876)
Online version: View report [21 pages  File size: 1,083 kb]
Charge: This report should address the charge below.
1. Investigate all matters related to the affairs of the penitentiary Commissioners appointed by the Governor and report as to what may be necessary to enable the State of Texas to resume control of the penitentiary in case of emergency and report on the practicability of adding to the penitentiary in Huntsville. *
Committee: House Huntsville Penitentiary, Select
Title: Report
Library Catalog Title: [Report].
Subjects: Correctional officers | Fiscal management | Huntsville State Prison | Inmate rehabilitation | Penalties and sentences (Criminal justice) | Prison labor | Prison officials | Prisons |
Library Call Number: H.J. of Tex., 12th Leg., R.S., 593 (1871)
Session: 12th 1st C.S. (1870)
Online version: View report [10 pages]
Charge: This report should address the charge below.
1. To proceed at once to Huntsville and fully examine into the financial operations, and all other matters pertaining to said institution, ... and that said committee are instructed to report changes necessary to remedy existing evils.

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

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