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Senate Committee on Jurisprudence - 66th R.S. (1979)

Committee Members
Ray Farabee, Chair
Bill Meier, Vice Chair
Bill Braecklein
Lloyd Doggett
Gene Jones
Raul L. Longoria
Oscar Mauzy
Walter Mengden
Carl Parker
H. Tati Santiesteban
A.R. 'Babe' Schwartz
Charges
• Review preferential setting clauses which allow particular kinds of lawsuits or causes of action to take precedence over all other lawsuits pending on a court's docket at the time the lawsuit is filed. Study the problems which these clauses create, and propose solutions. *
• Review state interest rate regulation and usury laws, and study the nature and extent of Federal intervention in regulating the availability and cost of credit. *
• Research problems with enforcing child support orders; make recommendations for improving the enforcement process. *
• Study, in cooperation with the Texas Prosecutors Coordinating Council, the quality and uniformity of criminal prosecution in Texas. The Committee shall provide input to the council study and monitor the information produced by that study.

Note:
Charged by SR 605

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

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