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Committee: House Judiciary
Title: Interim Report - Volume 1
Library Catalog Title: To the speaker and members of the Texas House of Representatives, 67th Legislature : reports of the Committee on Judiciary, House of Representatives, state of Texas, 66th Legislature.
Subjects: Court costs and fees | Courts | Freedom of the press | Legal assistants | Media | State government contracts | Statutory revision |
Library Call Number: L1836.66 j898 1
Session: 66th R.S. (1979)
Online version: View report [115 pages  File size: 3,170 kb]
Charges: This report should address the charges below.
1. Study the feasibility of a codification of the judicial statutes of Texas.
2. Study the need for laws to define and limit the powers and authorities of paralegals.
3. Make recommendations for revisions of the rules of venue.
4. Investigate the fair trial and free press guidelines adopted by the American Bar Association House of Delegates as applied to the Judicial Branch of Texas, to determine whether such guidelines should be adopted by the Legislature.
5. Study state contracts and the feasibility of modifying current statutes related to liquidated damages.
6. Outline the various fees and court costs in Texas, to ascertain whether these charges are commensurate with the costs of the services provided.

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