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SB 1596, 72nd Regular Session
Relating to reducing overcrowding in jails and promoting a more effective state criminal justice system, including provisions relating to maintenance and operation tax rate, the composition of the Criminal Justice Policy Council, the creation of the Texas Sentencing and Corrections Commission, performance rewards payments to certain counties, and conditions of parole; and repealing certain statutes related to criminal offenses.

Last action: Effective on 9/1/91

Author: Jim Turner
Coauthor: Bob Glasgow | John Montford | Bill Ratliff | Kenneth Armbrister | Ted Lyon | Carl Parker | Temple Dickson | Rodney Ellis | Bill Sims | Eddie Lucio | Gonzalo Barrientos | John Leedom | David Sibley | Chris Harris | Steven Carriker | Bill Haley | Eddie Johnson | Mike Moncrief
Sponsor: Mark Stiles

Session Law Chapter:
Acts 1991, 72nd R.S.,ch. 923, General and Special Laws of Texas

Bill Analyses:
Enrolled (Senate Research Center)
Committee Report (House Research Organization)

Conference Committee:

House Members: (appointed 05/27/1991) Mark Stiles (Chair) | Karyne Conley | Robert Eckels | Allen Hightower | Sam Russell |

Senate Members: (appointed 05/27/1991) Jim Turner (Chair) | Chet Brooks | Cynthia Krier | Ted Lyon | John Montford |

Gubernatorial documents:

Subjects:
Corrections--Jails & Prisons
Corrections--Parole, Probation & Pardons
CRIMINAL JUSTICE COORDINATING COUNCIL
CRIMINAL JUSTICE POLICY COUNCIL
CRIMINAL JUSTICE, TEXAS DEPARTMENT OF
GOOD CONDUCT TIME CREDIT
SENTENCING & CORRECTIONS COMMISSION, TEXAS
State Agencies, Boards & Commissions--Newly Proposed

House Committee: Criminal Jurisprudence (Parker McCollough, John Cook, Eddie De La Garza, Kenneth Fleuriet, Pete Gallego, Steve Ogden, A.R. Ovard, Allen Place, Jim Tallas)
Senate Committee: Finance (John Montford, Kenneth Armbrister, Gonzalo Barrientos, Teel Bivins, Chet Brooks, Bill Haley, Eddie Johnson, Carl Parker, Bill Ratliff, Bill Sims, Carlos Truan, Jim Turner, Judith Zaffirini)
Minutes: May 13 1991

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