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Committee: House Corrections
Title: Interim Report
Subjects: Administrative segregation | Alcohol and Drug Abuse, Texas Commission on | Bail | Court costs and fees | Criminal justice | Criminal Justice, Texas Department of | Drug enforcement | Drug rehabilitation programs | Expunged criminal records | Fees | Illegal drugs | Inmate rehabilitation | Inmates | Pardons and Paroles, Texas Board of | Parole | Probation | Recidivism | State jail system | Substance abuse | Substance Abuse Felony Punishment Facilities | Technical parole violations | Windham School District |
Library Call Number: L1836.84 C817
Session: 84th R.S. (2015)
Online version: View report [73 pages]
Charges: This report should address the charges below.
1. Examine fees and revocations for those on probation and parole; examine effectiveness of fees imposed as a condition of probation and parole; study technical revocations in adult probation to identify drivers of revocations, disparities across the state, and strategies for reducing technical revocations while ensuring program effectiveness and public safety. (Joint charge with the House Committee on Criminal Jurisprudence)
2. Study recidivism, its major causes, and existing programs designed to reduce recidivism, including a review of current programs utilized by the Texas Department of Criminal Justice (TDCJ) and the Windham School District for incarcerated persons. Examine re-entry programs and opportunities for offenders upon release. Identify successful programs in other jurisdictions and consider how they might be implemented in Texas.
3. Study incarceration rates for non-violent drug offenses and the cost to the state associated with those offenses. Identify alternatives to incarceration, including community supervision, that could be used to reduce incarceration rates of non-violent drug offenders.
4. Study inmate release policies of the Texas Department of Criminal Justice, including the release of inmates directly from administrative segregation. Identify best practices and policies for both the transitioning of these various inmate populations from the prison to appropriate supervision in the community. Identify any needed legislative changes necessary to accomplish these goals.
5. Conduct legislative oversight and monitoring of the agencies and programs under the committee’s jurisdiction and the implementation of relevant legislation passed by the 84th Legislature. In conducting this oversight, the committee should: a. consider any reforms to state agencies to make them more responsive to Texas taxpayers and citizens; b. identify issues regarding the agency or its governance that may be appropriate to investigate, improve, remedy, or eliminate; c. determine whether an agency is operating in a transparent and efficient manner; and d. identify opportunities to streamline programs and services while maintaining the mission of the agency and its programs.
Committee: House General Investigating
Title: Interim Report - Texas Commission on Alcohol and Drug Abuse
Library Catalog Title: The Senate/House Joint General Investigating Committee's report on the Texas Commission on Alcohol and Drug Abuse.
Subjects: Alcohol and Drug Abuse, Texas Commission on |
Library Call Number: L1803.9 IN86 74R
Session: 74th R.S. (1995)
Online version: View report [61 pages  File size: 22,030 kb]
Charge: This report should address the charge below.
1. Consider testimony regarding the investigation into the Texas Commission on Alcohol and Drug Abuse and report on the charges, findings, and recommendations. *
Committee: Senate General Investigating, Special
Title: Interim Report - Texas Commission on Alcohol and Drug Abuse
Library Catalog Title: The Senate/House Joint General Investigating Committee's report on the Texas Commission on Alcohol and Drug Abuse.
Subjects: Alcohol and Drug Abuse, Texas Commission on |
Library Call Number: L1803.9 IN86 74R
Session: 74th R.S. (1995)
Online version: View report [61 pages  File size: 22,030 kb]
Charge: This report should address the charge below.
1. Consider testimony regarding the investigation into the Texas Commission on Alcohol and Drug Abuse and report on the charges, findings, and recommendations. *
Committee: Joint Substance Abuse Treatment Delivery
Title: Interim report
Library Catalog Title: House concurrent resolution 21 : report and recommendations / Committee on Substance Abuse Treatment Delivery.
Subjects: Alcohol and Drug Abuse, Texas Commission on | Alcoholism | Drug rehabilitation programs | Substance abuse |
Library Call Number: L1836.70 su16
Session: 70th R.S. (1987)
Online version: View report [108 pages  File size: 6,561 kb]
Charge: This report should address the charge below.
1. Examine the substance abuse treatment delivery system for the purpose of making recommendations to the 70th Legislature.
Supporting documents
Committee: Joint Substance Abuse Treatment Delivery
Title: HCR 110, 70th Leg.
Library Call Number: HCR 110
Session: 70th R.S. (1987)
Online version: View document [1 pages  File size: 86 kb]
Committee: Joint Substance Abuse Treatment Delivery
Title: HCR 21, 70th Leg.
Library Call Number: HCR 21
Session: 70th R.S. (1987)
Online version: View document [1 pages  File size: 77 kb]
Committee: House Social Services
Title: Interim Report
Library Catalog Title: Report of the House Committee on Social Services to the Texas Legislature.
Subjects: Alcohol and Drug Abuse, Texas Commission on | Blind, Texas Commission for the | Corrections, Texas Department of | Deaf and Hard of Hearing, Texas Commission for the | Deafness and hearing impairments | Early childhood intervention | Juvenile justice system | Long-term care | Medical screening | Pardons and Paroles, Texas Board of | Prison population | Rehabilitation Commission, Texas | Senior citizens | Visually impaired persons |
Library Call Number: L1836.64 so13
Session: 64th R.S. (1975)
Online version: View report [69 pages  File size: 2,443 kb]
Charges: This report should address the charges below.
1. Evaluate the delivery of social services to the elderly, the hearing impaired, and to young children. *
2. Oversee the operations of the Texas Rehabilitation Commission, the Commission for the Blind, and the Commission on Alcoholism. *
3. Oversee the operations of the Texas Youth Council. *
4. Review potential responses to increasing prison populations. *

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

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