House Committee on Corrections - 71st R.S. (1989)

Committee Members


  • To monitor all activities and to have budget oversight responsibilities for those agencies, boards and commissions as listed in Rule 3, Section 5.
  • To study the contract procurement processes of the criminal justice agencies.
  • To study the implementation of electronic monitoring as a sentencing alternative.
  • To study the use, sale and distribution of drugs within the Texas Department of Corrections.
  • To study the feasibility of merging the supervisory functions of the Texas Board of Pardons and Paroles with the Texas Adult Probation Commission.
  • To study the impact of drug rehabilitation programs on the probationers, inmates and parolees.
  • To study the impact of AIDS and drug testing on the prison system.
  • To study the feasibility of consolidation of medical staff for all agencies within the criminal justice system.

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