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House Committee on Judiciary and Civil Jurisprudence - 87th R.S. (2021)

Committee Members
Jeff Leach, Chair
Yvonne Davis, Vice Chair
Harold V. Dutton, Jr.
Julie Johnson
Matt Krause
Mayes Middleton
Joe Moody
Mike Schofield
Reggie Smith
Charges
• Examine current caseloads and capacity issues for courts handling matters related to the Texas-Mexico border. Evaluate the preparedness of the court system to handle increases in caseloads that may result from the border crisis response and make recommendations to ensure the continued fair and efficient administration of justice in the state in addressing any increased caseloads. (Joint charge with Committee on Juvenile Justice and Family Issues)
• Review the ongoing development of federal laws, rules, and regulations associated with the distribution of the federal pandemic recovery funds, including reporting requirements, and make recommendations to the House Committee on Appropriations for use of the funds to respond to the Texas-Mexico border crisis.

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