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HB 3819 85-0 (2017) Author: Howard, Donna | et. al. Relating to the prosecution of the offense of improper contact with a victim and to providing certain rights to a victim of a criminal offense and the victim's family regarding contact by an inmate or an inmate's representative. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Placed on General State Calendar
SB 1243 85-0 (2017) Author: Rodríguez, José Relating to the creation of the offense of improper contact with an adult victim of a criminal offense and providing certain rights to a victim and the victim's family regarding contact by an inmate or an inmate's representative. Senate: Criminal Justice Referred to Criminal Justice
HR 232 82-1 (2011) Author: Pitts, Jim Suspending limitations on conference committee jurisdiction, S.B. No. 1. Reported enrolled
SB 1 82-1 (2011) Author: Duncan, Robert | et. al.
Sponsor: Pitts, Jim
Relating to certain state fiscal matters; providing penalties. House: Appropriations
Senate: Finance
See remarks for effective date
SCR 5 82-1 (2011) Author: Duncan, Robert
Sponsor: Pitts, Jim
Instructing the enrolling clerk of the senate to make corrections in S.B. No. 1. Signed by the Governor
SR 130 82-1 (2011) Author: Duncan, Robert Suspending limitations on conference committee jurisdiction, S.B. No. 1. Reported enrolled
HB 4118 81-0 (2009) Author: Bohac, Dwayne Relating to the registration of sex offenders who claim no residence. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence
HB 2333 78-0 (2003) Author: Turner, Sylvester Relating to certain personnel policies of the Texas Department of Corrections and to certain related duties of the Texas Board of Criminal Justice. House: Corrections Referred to Corrections
HB 278 71-0 (1989) Author: Evans, Larry Relating to the awarding of commissary credits as work incentives for certain inmates in the Texas Department of Corrections. House: Corrections Referred to subcommittee
HB 283 71-0 (1989) Author: Evans, Larry Relating to the employment of inmates in the prison industries program of the Texas Department of Corrections and to the payment of those inmates. House: Corrections Referred to subcommittee
HB 754 71-0 (1989) Author: Melton, Bob Relating to the training and placement of certain registered nurses who provide nursing services at the Texas Department of Corrections. House: Corrections Reported from s/c favorably w/amdt(s)
HB 817 71-0 (1989) Author: Alexander, Clyde | et. al.
Sponsor: Edwards, Chet
Relating to the establishment of an intensive recovery program for inmates of the Texas Department of Corrections with a history of alcohol or drug abuse. House: Corrections
Senate: Criminal Justice
Reported favorably w/o amendments
HB 944 71-0 (1989) Author: Melton, Bob Relating to the entitlement of employees of the Texas Department of Corrections to retain certain vacation leave time and compensatory leave time accumulated by those employees. House: Corrections 1st Printing sent to Comm. on Cal.
HB 986 71-0 (1989) Author: Shelley, Dan Relating to the imposition of fees on conviction of certain offenses for the purpose of establishing the Texas Department of Corrections construction account. House: Corrections Referred to Corrections
HB 1074 71-0 (1989) Author: Campbell, Ben Relating to a requirement that the Texas Department of Corrections obtain a specimen of body tissue from certain inmates for possible use in future criminal investigations. House: Corrections Referred to subcommittee
HB 1164 71-0 (1989) Author: Stiles, Mark
Sponsor: Haley, Bill
Relating to the payment of discharge money to an inmate of the Texas Department of Corrections. House: Corrections
Senate: Criminal Justice
Laid on table subj. to call in comm.
HB 1198 71-0 (1989) Author: Stiles, Mark Relating to awards of good conduct time to inmates of the Texas Department of Corrections who display valor or extraordinary achievement. House: Corrections Pending in committee
HB 1228 71-0 (1989) Author: Repp, Glenn Relating to a requirement that each inmate of the Texas Department of Corrections capable of working be actively engaged in an agricultural or industrial program or other work program. House: Corrections Referred to Corrections
HB 1277 71-0 (1989) Author: Johnson, Sam Relating to the establishment of an intensive alcohol and drug abuse rehabilitation program in the Texas Department of Corrections and to the transfer of certain state hospitals to the Texas Department of Corrections. House: Corrections Referred to Corrections
HB 1278 71-0 (1989) Author: Johnson, Sam Relating to the alcohol and drug abuse rehabilitation program in the Texas Department of Corrections and to services for alcohol and drug abuse rehabilitation contracted for by the Board of Pardons and Paroles. House: Corrections Referred to Corrections
HB 1319 71-0 (1989) Author: Clemons, Billy Relating to the testing of inmates of the Texas Department of Corrections, county and municipal jails, and contract correctional facilities for AIDS and HIV. House: Corrections Pending in committee
HB 1323 71-0 (1989) Author: Stiles, Mark
Sponsor: McFarland, Bob
Relating to the special alternative incarceration program for probationers operated by the Texas Department of Corrections. House: Corrections
Senate: Criminal Justice
Reported favorably w/o amendments
HB 1401 71-0 (1989) Author: Smith, Dalton Relating to contracts with the Texas Board of Corrections for the financing, construction, operation, maintenance, or management of secure correctional facilities. House: Corrections 1st Printing sent to Comm. on Cal.
HB 1415 71-0 (1989) Author: Stiles, Mark Relating to the forfeiture to the Texas Department of Corrections of property used in the commission of criminal offenses. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Laid on table subj. to call in s/c
HB 1477 71-0 (1989) Author: Hightower, Allen
Sponsor: McFarland, Bob
Relating to the issuance of general obligation bonds for projects relating to corrections institutions and Texas Youth Commission facilities and to emergency appropriations to the Texas Department of Corrections for.... House: Corrections
Senate: Finance
Effective immediately
HB 1556 71-0 (1989) Author: Stiles, Mark
Sponsor: McFarland, Bob
Relating to the appointment of an inmate as a trusty of the Texas Department of Corrections. House: Corrections
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective in 90 days-8/28/89
HB 1557 71-0 (1989) Author: Stiles, Mark
Sponsor: Armbrister, Kenneth
Relating to the confidentiality of certain records created and maintained by the Texas Department of Corrections. House: State Affairs
Senate: State Affairs
Reported favorably w/amendments
HB 1558 71-0 (1989) Author: Stiles, Mark
Sponsor: Haley, Bill
Relating to an exemption from certain licensing requirements for inmates incarcerated in the Texas Department of Corrections who perform barbering. House: Corrections
Senate: Economic Development
Effective immediately
HB 1638 71-0 (1989) Author: Telford, Barry Relating to the creation of promotional standards for employees of the Texas Department of Corrections. House: Corrections Pending in committee
HB 1701 71-0 (1989) Author: Hinojosa, Juan
Sponsor: Zaffirini, Judith
Relating to the polygraph examination of a complainant of a violent offense, certain peace officers, and employees of the Texas Department of Corrections. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
Vetoed by the Governor
HB 1703 71-0 (1989) Author: Valigura, Keith Relating to disciplinary procedures for certain employees of the Texas Department of Corrections. House: Corrections 1st Printing sent to Comm. on Cal.
HB 1721 71-0 (1989) Author: Swift, Dick Relating to psychiatric inpatient beds provided by the Texas Department of Corrections. House: Corrections Pending in committee
HB 1770 71-0 (1989) Author: Melton, Bob
Sponsor: Brooks, Chet
Relating to a requirement that the Texas Department of Human Services provide medical care for children born while the mother is imprisoned in the Texas Department of Corrections. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/89
HB 1842 71-0 (1989) Author: Parker, Jim Relating to the compensation of counsel appointed to defend indigent inmates charged with criminal offenses while confined in the Texas Department of Corrections. House: Appropriations 1st Printing sent to Comm. on Cal.
HB 1879 71-0 (1989) Author: Hightower, Allen
Sponsor: Caperton, Kent
Relating to the payment by the state of expenses involved in the prosecution of certain offenses committed in the Texas Department of Corrections. House: Corrections
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective immediately
HB 1992 71-0 (1989) Author: Schlueter, Stan
Sponsor: Caperton, Kent
Relating to contracts between counties and the Texas Board of Corrections and between counties and private vendors for the provision of correctional facilities. House: Corrections
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective in 90 days-8/28/89
HB 2000 71-0 (1989) Author: Hudson III, Samuel Relating to an emergency appropriation to the Texas Department of Corrections for the lease-purchase of correctional facilities. House: Appropriations Referred to Appropriations
HB 2161 71-0 (1989) Author: Garcia, Orlando
Sponsor: Glasgow, Bob
Relating to the payment of money to an inmate on the release of the inmate from the Texas Department of Corrections. House: Corrections
Senate: Criminal Justice
Laid on table subj. to call in comm.
HB 2513 71-0 (1989) Author: Telford, Barry Relating to the revolving fund of the Industry Division of the Texas Department of Corrections, and declaring an emergency. House: Appropriations 1st Printing sent to Comm. on Cal.
HB 2823 71-0 (1989) Author: Stiles, Mark Relating to law enforcement commissions for employees of the Texas Department of Corrections. House: Public Safety
Senate: Criminal Justice
Referred to Criminal Justice
HB 2899 71-0 (1989) Author: Williamson, Richard | et. al. Relating to the duty of the Texas Department of Corrections to accept inmates. House: Corrections Referred to Corrections
HB 2900 71-0 (1989) Author: Williamson, Richard | et. al. Relating to an allocation to counties of bed space in the Texas Department of Corrections. House: Corrections Referred to Corrections
HB 2901 71-0 (1989) Author: Williamson, Richard | et. al. Relating to the supervision of persons released from the Texas Department of Corrections on parole or mandatory supervision. House: Corrections Referred to Corrections
HB 2907 71-0 (1989) Author: Schlueter, Stan | et. al. Relating to state grants to counties to encourage counties to confine certain defendents locally in lieu of sending those defendents to the Texas Department of Corrections. House: Corrections 1st Printing sent to Comm. on Cal.
HB 3023 71-0 (1989) Author: Hudson III, Samuel Relating to the authority of the Texas Department of Corrections to release certain eligible prisoners from confinement under conditions of bond. House: Corrections Referred to Corrections
HB 3024 71-0 (1989) Author: Hudson III, Samuel Relating to the authority of the Texas Department of Corrections to release certain eligible prisoners from confinement under conditions of bond. House: Corrections Referred to Corrections
HCR 3 71-0 (1989) Author: Hury, James Granting Don Alford and Alford Flying Service permission to sue the State of Texas and the Texas Department of Corrections. House: Judicial Affairs Withdrawn from schedule
HCR 36 71-0 (1989) Author: Johnson, Sam Granting Romar Supply, Inc., permission to sue the State of Texas, Texas Department of Corrections and State Purchasing and General Services Commission. House: Judicial Affairs Referred to subcommittee
HCR 149 71-0 (1989) Author: Oakley, Keith Granting employees of the Texas Department of Corrections and the Correctional Employees Council permission to sue the State of Texas and the Texas Department of Corrections. House: Judicial Affairs Referred to subcommittee
HCR 281 71-0 (1989) Author: Smith, Terral Granting Lebco Constructors, Inc., permission to sue the State of Texas and the Texas Department of Corrections. House: Judicial Affairs Referred to Judicial Affairs
SB 150 71-0 (1989) Author: Brown, J.E. Relating to temporary furloughs for inmates of the Texas Department of Corrections. Senate: Criminal Justice Referred to Criminal Justice
SB 375 71-0 (1989) Author: Brown, J.E. Relating to the testing of inmates of the Texas Department of Corrections for AIDS and HIV infection. Senate: Criminal Justice Reported favorably with substitute
SB 557 71-0 (1989) Author: McFarland, Bob | et. al. Relating to the calculation of sentence time credit for persons sentenced to terms of confinement in the Texas Department of Corrections. House: Corrections
Senate: Criminal Justice
Pending in committee
SB 724 71-0 (1989) Author: Glasgow, Bob Relating to payments to inmates on discharge or release from the Texas Department of Corrections. Senate: Criminal Justice Laid on table subj. to call in comm.
SB 733 71-0 (1989) Author: Haley, Bill
Sponsor: Hightower, Allen
Relating to the entitlement of employees of the Texas Department of Corrections to retain certain vacation leave time and compensatory leave time accumulated by those employees. House: Corrections
Senate: State Affairs
Vetoed by the Governor
SB 921 71-0 (1989) Author: Green, Gene Relating to residence of inmates of the Texas Department of Corrections for educational purposes. House: Higher Education
Senate: Education
Referred to Higher Education
SB 1364 71-0 (1989) Author: Haley, Bill Relating to disciplinary procedures for certain employees of the Texas Department of Corrections. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 1382 71-0 (1989) Author: Parker, Carl Relating to a requirement that certain inmates in the Texas Department of Corrections participate in educational or living skills programs as a condition to earning good conduct time. Senate: Criminal Justice Referred to Criminal Justice
SB 1404 71-0 (1989) Author: Caperton, Kent Relating to the creation of a special needs parole program for inmates of the Texas Department of Corrections who are elderly, significantly ill, physically handicapped, mentally retarded, or mentally ill. House: Corrections
Senate: Criminal Justice
Referred to Corrections
SB 1406 71-0 (1989) Author: Caperton, Kent Relating to contracts between counties and the Texas Board of Corrections and between counties and private vendors for the provision of correctional facilities. Senate: Criminal Justice Laid on table subj. to call in comm.
SB 1411 71-0 (1989) Author: Dickson, Temple Relating to the testing of inmates of the Texas Department of Corrections, county and municipal jails, and contract correctional facilities for AIDS and HIV. Senate: Criminal Justice Postponed in s/c
SB 1834 71-0 (1989) Author: Haley, Bill Relating to psychiatric inpatient beds provided by the Texas Department of Corrections. Senate: Criminal Justice Referred to Criminal Justice
SCR 24 71-0 (1989) Author: Lyon, Ted Granting East Texas Optical Company permission to sue the State of Texas and the Texas Department of Corrections. Senate: Jurisprudence Referred to Jurisprudence
SCR 125 71-0 (1989) Author: Barrientos, Gonzalo Granting Clearwater Constructors, Inc. permission to sue the State of Texas and the Texas Department of Corrections. Senate: Jurisprudence Referred to Jurisprudence
HCR 29 71-4 (1990) Author: Hury, James Granting Don Alford and Alford Flying Service permission to sue the State of Texas and the Texas Department of Corrections. House: Judicial Affairs Referred to Judicial Affairs
HB 51 70-0 (1987) Author: Hackney, Clint
Sponsor: McFarland, Bob
Relating to the transfer of certain inmates of the Texas Department of Corrections to other facilities prior to their actual discharge from custody. House: Corrections
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective immediately
HB 257 70-0 (1987) Author: Smith, Terral Relating to the repeal of provisions designed to reduce the prison population of the Texas Department of Corrections by awarding administrative good conduct time to inmates and to the elimination of release under mandatory supervision for certain inmates. House: Corrections Referred to Corrections
HB 441 70-0 (1987) Author: Stiles, Mark
Sponsor: McFarland, Bob
Relating to the offense of possessing a controlled substance or dangerous drug within the confines of property belonging to the Texas Department of Corrections. House: Corrections
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective on 9/1/87
HB 484 70-0 (1987) Author: Melton, Bob
Sponsor: Edwards, Chet
Relating to the creation of a treatment program for inmates in the Texas Department of Corrections who have committed sexual offenses. House: Corrections
Senate: Criminal Justice
Vetoed by the Governor
HB 515 70-0 (1987) Author: Granoff, Al Relating to the operations and continuations of the Texas Board of Corrections and to the manner in which defendants are sentenced, confined, and released from confinement. House: Government Organization 1st Printing sent to Comm. on Cal.
HB 590 70-0 (1987) Author: Arnold, Bill Relating to the employment of inmates in the Texas Department of Corrections in work programs. House: Corrections Referred to subcommittee
HB 611 70-0 (1987) Author: Hightower, Allen Relating to inmate population in the Texas Department of Corrections and to sentencing provisions that affect that population. House: Corrections Coauthor authorized
HB 634 70-0 (1987) Author: Hill, Patricia Relating to the operations and continuation of the Texas Board of Corrections and to the manner in which defendants are sentenced, confined, and released from confinement. House: Government Organization Pending in subcommittee
HB 680 70-0 (1987) Author: Morales, Dan
Sponsor: Farabee, Ray
Relating to the award of good conduct time to inmates and to the eligibility of certain inmates for release on parole or mandatory supervision. House: Corrections
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective on 9/1/87
HB 682 70-0 (1987) Author: Smith, Terral
Sponsor: Tejeda, Frank
Relating to the sentencing and commitment of certain delinquent children to the Texas Youth Commission, the transfer of those children to the Texas Department of Corrections, and the admissibility of certain juvenile court adjudication records in the penalty phase of criminal trials. House: Judiciary
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective on 9/1/87
HB 780 70-0 (1987) Author: Wilson, Ron Relating to the transfer of children from juvenile court to criminal court and to the confinement of those children on conviction. House: Judiciary Referred to Judiciary
HB 867 70-0 (1987) Author: Evans, Larry Relating to requiring the Texas Department of Corrections to establish a uniform visitations policy. House: Corrections 1st Printing sent to Comm. on Cal.
HB 868 70-0 (1987) Author: Evans, Larry Relating to awarding commissary credits as work incentives for certain inmates in the Texas Department of Corrections. House: Corrections Placed on General State Calendar
HB 869 70-0 (1987) Author: Evans, Larry Relating to the duration of furloughs for certain inmates of the Texas Department of Corrections. House: Corrections
Senate: Criminal Justice
Referred to Criminal Justice
HB 873 70-0 (1987) Author: Dutton, Jr., Harold V. Relating to authorizing the Texas Department of Corrections to conduct tests on inmates before their release from the department for acquired immune deficiency syndrome and related disorders. House: Corrections Referred to subcommittee
HB 947 70-0 (1987) Author: Moreno, Paul
Sponsor: Barrientos, Gonzalo
Relating to the authority of the Texas Board of Corrections and the Board of Pardons and Paroles to lease certain facilities from federal government. House: Corrections
Senate: Jurisprudence
Effective in 90 days-8/31/87
HB 1102 70-0 (1987) Author: Evans, Larry Relating to the creation of a committee to advise the Texas Department of Corrections on the role of the family in reducing recidivism among inmates. House: Corrections Referred to Corrections
HB 1503 70-0 (1987) Author: Johnson, Cliff
Sponsor: Blake, Roy
Relating to the lease of part of the Rusk State Hospital facilities to the Texas Department of Corrections for use by certain inmates. House: Corrections
Senate: State Affairs
Effective in 90 days-8/31/87
HB 1804 70-0 (1987) Author: Evans, Larry Relating to the employment of inmates in the prison industries program, to requiring the Texas Department of Corrections to establish inmate work records, and to the monitoring of the employment history of inmates after their release from the department. House: Corrections Referred to subcommittee
HB 1808 70-0 (1987) Author: Evans, Larry Relating to the establishment of family liaison officers in the Texas Department of Corrections. House: Corrections Referred to Corrections
HB 1873 70-0 (1987) Author: Granoff, Al Relating to commitment papers for inmates transferred to the Texas Department of Corrections and to the persons required to deliver those papers. House: Corrections 1st Printing sent to Comm. on Cal.
HB 2158 70-0 (1987) Author: Hightower, Allen
Sponsor: Farabee, Ray
Relating to granting limited law enforcement authority to certain employees of the Texas Department of Corrections. House: Public Safety
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective in 90 days-8/31/87
HB 2324 70-0 (1987) Author: Williamson, Richard Relating to the establishment of a substance-abuse treatment institution and an institution for the treatment of mentally-retarded inmates of the Texas Department of Corrections. House: Corrections Referred to subcommittee
HB 2402 70-0 (1987) Author: Carter, Bill Relating to the establishment of regional correctional facilities. House: Corrections Placed on General State Calendar
HB 2482 70-0 (1987) Author: Colbert, Paul Relating to literacy instruction in the Texas Department of Corrections and conditions for the award of accrued good conduct time. House: Corrections Referred to subcommittee
HB 2529 70-0 (1987) Author: Tallas, Jim Relating to the sale of certain state-owned property to the School Land Board on behalf of the permanent school fund. House: State Affairs Pending in subcommittee
HCR 8 70-0 (1987) Author: Burnett, Dick Creating a special interim committee to study relocating the headquarters of the department of corrections. House: Corrections Referred to Corrections
HCR 82 70-0 (1987) Author: Evans, Larry Granting Charles W. Wheat permission to sue the State of Texas and the Texas Department of Corrections. House: Judicial Affairs
Senate: Jurisprudence
Referred to Jurisprudence
HR 743 70-0 (1987) Author: Granoff, Al Permitting the conference committee on SB245 to adjust the differences between the house and senate versions.
SB 3 70-0 (1987) Author: Brown, J.E. Relating to the repeal of provisions designed to reduce the prison population of the Texas Department of Corrections by awarding administrative good conduct time to inmates. Senate: Criminal Justice Referred to Criminal Justice
SB 4 70-0 (1987) Author: Brown, J.E. Relating to the reasons for which temporary furloughs from the Texas Department of Corrections may be granted. Senate: Criminal Justice Referred to Criminal Justice
SB 5 70-0 (1987) Author: Brown, J.E.
Sponsor: Johnson, Cliff
Relating to an assessment of damages against inmates of the Texas Department of Corrections for destruction of property belonging to the department. House: Corrections
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective on 9/1/87
SB 98 70-0 (1987) Author: Tejeda, Frank Relating to the sentencing and commitment of certain delinquent children to the Texas Youth Commission and to the transfer of those children to the Texas Department of Corrections after a hearing by the Juvenile Review Board. Senate: Criminal Justice Left as pending business in comm.
SB 215 70-0 (1987) Author: McFarland, Bob
Sponsor: Hightower, Allen
Relating to inmate population in the Texas Department of Corrections and to sentencing and administrative and information provisions that affect that population providing for appropriations. House: Corrections
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective immediately
SB 245 70-0 (1987) Author: McFarland, Bob
Sponsor: Granoff, Al
Relating to the operations and continuation of the Texas Board of Corrections, to the manner in which defendants are sentenced, confined, and released from confinement, and to limitations of personal actions by inmates. House: Government Organization
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective on 9/1/87
SB 251 70-0 (1987) Author: Farabee, Ray
Sponsor: Hackney, Clint
Relating to contracts with private enterprises for the financing, construction, operation, maintenance, and management of correctional facilities. House: Corrections
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective immediately
SB 378 70-0 (1987) Author: McFarland, Bob Relating to commitment papers for inmates transferred to the Texas Department of Corrections and to the persons required to deliver those papers. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
No action taken in committee
SB 419 70-0 (1987) Author: Lyon, Ted Relating to the eligibility for release on parole or mandatory supervision of prisoners in the Texas Department of Corrections. Senate: Criminal Justice Referred to Criminal Justice
SB 774 70-0 (1987) Author: Washington, Craig Relating to the participation of volunteer organizations in providing social service programs to inmates in the Texas Department of Corrections. Senate: Criminal Justice Referred to Criminal Justice
SB 860 70-0 (1987) Author: Anderson, Richard Relating to the establishment of a special shock probation program for certain youthful offenders. Senate: Criminal Justice Referred to Criminal Justice
SB 951 70-0 (1987) Author: Blake, Roy Relating to the transfer of certain inmates to Rusk State Hospital. Senate: State Affairs Left as pending business in comm.
SB 1006 70-0 (1987) Author: Lyon, Ted Relating to the provision of certain counseling services to the employees of the Texas Department of Corrections. Senate: Criminal Justice Referred to Criminal Justice
SB 1257 70-0 (1987) Author: Barrientos, Gonzalo Relating to the confinement of inmates in the Texas Department of Corrections who have committed sexual offenses and to the creation of a counseling program for those inmates. Senate: Criminal Justice Referred to Criminal Justice
SB 1547 70-0 (1987) Author: Montford, John Relating to the sale of certain state-owned property to the State Department of Highways and Public Transportation. Senate: State Affairs Reported favorably w/o amendments
SCR 28 70-0 (1987) Author: Washington, Craig Granting Charles W. Wheat permission to sue the State of Texas and the Texas Department of Corrections. Senate: Jurisprudence Referred to Jurisprudence
SR 667 70-0 (1987) Author: McFarland, Bob Expanding the scope of the Conference Committee on S.B. 245.
HB 57 70-2 (1987) Author: Schlueter, Stan Relating to the sale of certain state-owned property to the State Department of Highways and Public Transportation. House: State Affairs Laid on the table subject to call
SB 52 70-2 (1987) Author: Montford, John
Sponsor: Toomey, Mike
Relating to the sale of certain state-owned property to the State Department of Highways and Public Transportation. House: Ways & Means
Senate: State Affairs
Effective immediately
SCR 10 70-2 (1987) Author: Washington, Craig Creating a special joint committee to study prison industries. House: House Administration
Senate: Administration, Special
Referred to House Administration
SR 141 70-2 (1987) Author: Washington, Craig Directing the Senate Criminal Justic Committee to study the prison industries program operated by the Texas Department of Corrections.
HB 76 69-0 (1985) Author: Keller, Ray
Sponsor: Lyon, Ted
Relating to the application of certain provisions of the State Purchasing and General Services Act to construction projects requested by the Texas Department of Corrections. House: State Affairs
Senate: State Affairs
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HB 109 69-0 (1985) Author: Keller, Ray Relating to the payment by the state of certain expenses arising from the prosecution of an inmate of the Texas Department of Corrections. House: Appropriations Coauthor authorized
HB 703 69-0 (1985) Author: Keller, Ray Relating to the eligibility of certain inmates of the Texas Department of Corrections to participate in the pre-parole transfer program. House: Law Enforcement Referred to Law Enforcement
HB 1073 69-0 (1985) Author: Hightower, Allen Relating to the use of funds appropriated to the Texas Department of Corrections for the construction and completion of certain building projects. House: Appropriations Rules suspended
HB 1101 69-0 (1985) Author: Melton, Bob Relating to circumstances under which an employee of the Texas Department of Corrections may be required to submit to a polygraph examination. House: Law Enforcement Referred to Law Enforcement
HB 1415 69-0 (1985) Author: Tallas, Jim Relating to the conveyance of certain state-owned real property in Fort Bend County. House: State Affairs 1st Printing sent to Comm. on Cal.
HB 1449 69-0 (1985) Author: Keller, Ray
Sponsor: Caperton, Kent
Relating to a supplemental appropriation to the Texas Department of Corrections for security salaries. House: Appropriations
Senate: Finance
Effective immediately
HB 1680 69-0 (1985) Author: Hightower, Allen Relating to measures designed to reduce the prison population during periods of emergency overcrowding; by amending Article 6184o, (Vernon's Texas Civil Statutes) Title 108, Acts 1983, 68th Legislature, page 979, Chapter 233, as amended. House: Law Enforcement Referred to Law Enforcement
HB 2129 69-0 (1985) Author: Morales, Dan Relating to the eligibility for release on parole or for mandatory supervision of a prisoner serving consecutive sentences. House: Law Enforcement
Senate: Criminal Justice
Referred to Criminal Justice
HB 2476 69-0 (1985) Author: Johnson, Cliff
Sponsor: Brown, J.E.
Relating to the assessment of damages against inmates of the Texas Department of Corrections for destruction of property belonging to the department. House: Law Enforcement
Senate: Criminal Justice
No action taken in committee
HCR 12 69-0 (1985) Author: Leonard, Jr., Bob
Sponsor: Edwards, Chet
Granting Lawrence D. White Associates, Inc., permission to sue the state of Texas and the Texas Board of Corrections. House: Judicial Affairs
Senate: Jurisprudence
Filed w/o the Governor's signature
HCR 14 69-0 (1985) Author: Keller, Ray Directing the Texas Board of Corrections to undertake additional analysis of future funding needs of the Department of Corrections. House: Law Enforcement Referred to Law Enforcement
HCR 90 69-0 (1985) Author: Kubiak, L.B.
Sponsor: Caperton, Kent
Granting Sisters of St. Francis of St. Jude Hospital of Brenham, Texas permission to sue the state. House: Judicial Affairs
Senate: Jurisprudence
Filed w/o the Governor's signature
HCR 178 69-0 (1985) Author: Madla, Frank Requesting the cooperation of the TDMHMR and the Texas Department of Corrections in development of creative community-based alternatives for mentally disabled offenders. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
SB 192 69-0 (1985) Author: Sharp, John
Sponsor: Tallas, Jim
Relating to the conveyance of certain state real property by the Texas Board of Corrections and to disposition of the proceeds. House: Appropriations
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective immediately
SB 548 69-0 (1985) Author: Caperton, Kent
Sponsor: Hightower, Allen
Relating to the use of funds appropriated to the Texas Department of Corrections for the construction and completion of certain building projects. House: Appropriations
Senate: Finance
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SB 1167 69-0 (1985) Author: Farabee, Ray
Sponsor: Hightower, Allen
Relating to the forfeiture and award of good conduct time by the director of the Texas Department of Corrections and to eligibility for trusty. House: Law Enforcement
Senate: Criminal Justice
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SB 1188 69-0 (1985) Author: Brown, J.E. Relating to the reasons for which temporary furloughs from the Texas Department of Corrections may be granted. Senate: Criminal Justice Referred to Criminal Justice
SB 1387 69-0 (1985) Author: Brown, J.E. Relating to an assessment of damages against inmates of the Texas Department of Corrections for destruction of property belonging to the department. Senate: Criminal Justice Referred to Criminal Justice
SCR 8 69-0 (1985) Author: Caperton, Kent
Sponsor: Keller, Ray
Directing the Texas Board of Corrections to undertake additional analysis of future funding needs of the Department of Corrections. Signed by the Governor
SCR 128 69-0 (1985) Author: Brooks, Chet
Sponsor: Vowell, Jack
Requesting the cooperation of the Texas Department of Mental Health and Mental Retardation and Department of Corrections in development of creative community-based alternatives for mentally disabled offenders. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Resources
Signed by the Governor
SCR 151 69-0 (1985) Author: Montford, John
Sponsor: Tejeda, Frank
Granting Empire Generator Corporation permission to sue the state. House: Judicial Affairs
Senate: Jurisprudence
Received from the Senate
HB 72 69-3 (1986) Author: Johnson, Sam Relating to the transfer of the Rusk and Terrell state hospitals from the Texas Department of Mental Health and Mental Retardation to the Texas Department of Corrections. House: Law Enforcement Referred to Law Enforcement
HCR 9 69-3 (1986) Author: Evans, Larry
Sponsor: Washington, Craig
Granting Elbert H. L. Harrison permission to sue the State of Texas and the Texas Board of Corrections. House: Judicial Affairs
Senate: Jurisprudence
Filed w/o the Governor's signature
SB 36 69-3 (1986) Author: Farabee, Ray Relating to the power of the Texas Board of Corrections to enter into contracts with private contractors for the construction, operation, maintenance, and management of secure correctional facilities; providing for application of the Penal Code. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 54 69-3 (1986) Author: Caperton, Kent Relating to the salary of certain Texas Department of Corrections employees. Senate: Criminal Justice
HB 190 68-0 (1983) Author: Hudson III, Samuel Relating to conjugal visitation of prison inmates. House: Law Enforcement Referred to Committee on Law Enforcement
HB 475 68-0 (1983) Author: Hill, Gerald
Sponsor: Farabee, Ray
Relating to the inspection of certain juvenile records by the Texas Department of Corrections for statistical and diagnostic purposes. House: Law Enforcement
Senate: State Affairs
Effective immediately
HB 859 68-0 (1983) Author: Rudd, Jim
Sponsor: Caperton, Kent
Relating to a requirement that a law enforcement agency that transfers a defendant to the custody of the Texas Department of Corrections provide the department with a written description of the offense for which the defendent was sentenced. House: Law Enforcement
Senate: Jurisprudence
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HB 913 68-0 (1983) Author: Keller, Ray Relating to the release of prisoners under extraordinary circumstances. House: Law Enforcement Committee laid on table subject to call
HB 1206 68-0 (1983) Author: Granoff, Al
Sponsor: Caperton, Kent
Relating to monetary limits on state liability for certain claims against officers and supervisory employees of the Texas Department of Corrections and the Texas Youth Council. House: Law Enforcement
Senate: State Affairs
Considered by committee in public hearing
HB 1846 68-0 (1983) Author: DeLay, Tom
Sponsor: Sharp, John
Relating to the conveyance of certain state real property in Fort Bend County. House: State Affairs
Senate: State Affairs
Removed from local & uncontested calendar
HB 2176 68-0 (1983) Author: Barrientos, Gonzalo Relating to medical furloughs for terminally ill inmates. House: Law Enforcement Referred to Committee on Law Enforcement
SB 218 68-0 (1983) Author: McFarland, Bob
Sponsor: Evans, Charles
Relating to the effect of confinement in another penal institution on certain defendant's eligibility for parole and to certain duties of the Texas Department of Corrections and of the court and to certain powers and duties of the Board of Pardons and Paroles. House: Law Enforcement
Senate: State Affairs
Effective immediately
SB 307 68-0 (1983) Author: Sharp, John
Sponsor: DeLay, Tom
Relating to the conveyance of certain state-owned real property in Fort Bend County. House: State Affairs
Senate: State Affairs
Effective immediately
SB 456 68-0 (1983) Author: Caperton, Kent
Sponsor: Hightower, Allen
Making an appropriation to the Texas Department of Corrections to pay utility costs incurred at its facilities. House: Appropriations
Senate: Finance
Effective immediately
SB 493 68-0 (1983) Author: Washington, Craig Relating to the use of a certain name for facilities owned by the Texas Department of Corrections. Senate: State Affairs Referred to Committee on State Affairs
SB 24 68-1 (1983) Author: Jones, Grant Relating to the conveyance of certain state real property in Fort Bend County, and appropriations to the Texas department of Corrections. Senate: Finance Reported from committee favorably with substitute
HB 93 68-2 (1984) Author: Hightower, Allen
Sponsor: Caperton, Kent
Relating to appropriations to the Texas Department of Corrections for operation of the department and authorizing transfers of amounts previously appropriated to the department. House: Appropriations
Senate: Finance
Effective immediately
SB 45 68-2 (1984) Author: Caperton, Kent Relating to appropriations to the Texas Department of Corrections for operation of the department and authorizing transfers of amounts previously appropriated to the department. Senate: Finance Reported from committee favorably with substitute
HB 616 67-0 (1981) Author: Tow, Rodney Relating to coal, lignite, and other minerals other than oil and gas on land of the Texas Department of Corrections. House: Security & Sanctions Coauthor authorized
HB 683 67-0 (1981) Author: Benedict, Jerry L.
Sponsor: Brown, J.E.
Relating to the conveyance of certain state-owned land by the Texas Board of Corrections for use by the Brazoria County Airport in exchange for certain other land. House: State Affairs
Senate: State Affairs
Effective immediately
HB 1079 67-0 (1981) Author: Benedict, Jerry L. Relating to the mental health of inmates in the Texas Department of Corrections. House: Security & Sanctions Referred to Committee on Security and Sanctions
HB 1080 67-0 (1981) Author: Benedict, Jerry L. Relating to special needs of inmates of the Texas Department of Corrections. House: Security & Sanctions Referred to Committee on Security and Sanctions
HB 1081 67-0 (1981) Author: Benedict, Jerry L. Relating to Texas Department of Corrections' rules, regulation and grievance procedures concerning prison inmates. House: Security & Sanctions Referred to Committee on Security and Sanctions
HB 1082 67-0 (1981) Author: Benedict, Jerry L. Relating to mentally retarded inmates of the Texas Department of Corrections. House: Security & Sanctions Referred to subcommittee
HB 1083 67-0 (1981) Author: Benedict, Jerry L. Relating to medical care for inmates of the Texas Department of Corrections. House: Security & Sanctions Referred to Committee on Security and Sanctions
HB 1084 67-0 (1981) Author: Benedict, Jerry L. Relating to Texas Department of Corrections personnel. House: Security & Sanctions Referred to Committee on Security and Sanctions
HB 1341 67-0 (1981) Author: Tow, Rodney
Sponsor: Caperton, Kent
Relating to an appropriation to the Department of Corrections. House: Appropriations
Senate: Finance
Effective immediately
HB 1425 67-0 (1981) Author: Tow, Rodney Relating to the investigation of offenses committed in a facility of the Texas Department of Corrections. House: Security & Sanctions Referred to subcommittee
HB 1669 67-0 (1981) Author: Tow, Rodney Relating to state payment for expenses arising from a criminal prosecution for an offense committed by a prisoner or employee of the department of corrections. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Referred to Committee on Criminal Jurisprudence
HB 2157 67-0 (1981) Author: Nabers, Lynn Relating to inspection of certain juvenile records by the Texas Department of corrections for statistical purposes. House: Security & Sanctions Committee report printed and sent to Committee on Calendars
HB 2249 67-0 (1981) Author: Tow, Rodney Relating to state payment for expenses arising from a criminal prosecution for an offense committed by a prisoner or employee of the department of corrections. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Committee report printed and sent to Committee on Calendars
HB 2290 67-0 (1981) Author: Tow, Rodney
Sponsor: Caperton, Kent
Relating to contracts between the State Highway and Public Transportation Commission and the Texas Board of Corrections for the provision of inmate labor for state highway system improvement. House: Security & Sanctions
Senate: State Affairs
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HB 2390 67-0 (1981) Author: Hall, W. N. "Billy" Relating to the purchase of certain real property by the Texas Board of Corrections. House: Security & Sanctions Referred to Committee on Security and Sanctions
SB 290 67-0 (1981) Author: Caperton, Kent
Sponsor: Tow, Rodney
Relating to coal, lignite, and other minerals other than oil and gas on land of the Texas Department of Corrections; giving the Board for Lease of Texas Prison Lands and the Texas Department of Corrections certain powers and duties. House: Security & Sanctions
Senate: State Affairs
Effective immediately
SB 429 67-0 (1981) Author: Caperton, Kent
Sponsor: Tow, Rodney
Relating to the authority of the board of corrections to grant easements for electrical substations. House: Security & Sanctions
Senate: State Affairs
Effective immediately
SB 724 67-0 (1981) Author: Caperton, Kent Relating to an appropriation to the Texas Department of Corrections. Senate: Finance Co-sponsor authorized
SB 793 67-0 (1981) Author: Caperton, Kent Relating to the investigation of offenses committed in a facility of the Texas Department of Corrections. Senate: State Affairs Postponed
SB 852 67-0 (1981) Author: Caperton, Kent
Sponsor: Tow, Rodney
Relating to state payment to the county for expenses arising from certain investigations and a criminal prosecution for an offense committed by a prisoner or employee of the department of corrections. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: State Affairs
Committee report printed and sent to Committee on Calendars
SB 930 67-0 (1981) Author: Brown, J.E. Relating to the payment by the state of certain expenses arising from the prosecution of an inmate or employee of the Department of Corrections. Senate: State Affairs No action taken
SB 1238 67-0 (1981) Author: Caperton, Kent
Sponsor: Tow, Rodney
Relating to the authority of the Texas Department of Corrections to transfer land to the Texas Department of Public Safety. House: State Affairs
Senate: State Affairs
Withdrawn from calendar
SB 1272 67-0 (1981) Author: Caperton, Kent
Sponsor: Browder, Larry
Relating to the authority of the Texas Department of Corrections to make payments to certain survivors of employees. House: Appropriations
Senate: State Affairs
Effective immediately
HB 9 67-1 (1981) Author: Tow, Rodney Relating to state payment for expenses arising from a criminal prosecution for an offense committed by a prisoner or employee of the department of corrections. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Coauthor authorized
HB 10 67-1 (1981) Author: Tow, Rodney Relating to the investigation of offenses committed in a facility of the Texas Department of Corrections. House: Security & Sanctions Referred to Committee on Security and Sanctions
HB 100 67-1 (1981) Author: Tow, Rodney
Sponsor: Caperton, Kent
Relating to the authority of the Texas Department of Corrections to transfer land to the Texas Department of Public Safety. House: State Affairs
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
SB 22 67-1 (1981) Author: Richards, Mike
Sponsor: DeLay, Tom
Relating to the conveyance of certain state-owned real property in Fort Bend County, Texas. House: State Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Notice given-1 hour suspend rules to consider
SB 30 67-1 (1981) Author: Caperton, Kent Relating to state payment to the county for expenses arising from certain investigations and a criminal prosecution for an offense committed by a prisoner or employee of the department of corrections. Senate: Finance Referred to Committee on Finance
SB 31 67-1 (1981) Author: Caperton, Kent Relating to the authority of the Texas Department of Corrections to transfer land to the Texas Department of Public Safety. Senate: State Affairs No action taken
SB 32 67-1 (1981) Author: Santiesteban, H. Relating to a supplemental appropriation to the Texas Department of Corrections for the purpose of paying the expenses of transporting inmates from county jails. Senate: Finance Referred to Committee on Finance
SB 37 67-1 (1981) Author: Brown, J.E. Relating to the conveyance of certain state-owned land by the Texas Board of Corrections for use by the Brazoria County Airport in exchange for certain other land. Senate: State Affairs Reported from committee favorably without amendments
HB 16 67-2 (1982) Author: DeLay, Tom Relating to the conveyance of certain state-owned real property in Fort Bend County, Texas. House: State Affairs Referred to Committee on State Affairs
HB 1942 66-0 (1979) Author: Close, G.R. "Bob" Transferring parole supervision functions from the Board of Pardons and Paroles to the Texas Department of Corrections. House: Security & Sanctions Referred to subcommittee
HR 111 66-0 (1979) Author: Washington, Craig Creating an interim committee to study the establishment of a job training program involving Department of Corrections and private industry. House: Security & Sanctions
SB 160 66-0 (1979) Author: Moore, W.T. "Bill"
Sponsor: Edwards III, Jimmie C.
Relating to the lease of certain property by the Texas Board of Corrections and taxation of the leased property. House: Security & Sanctions
Senate: State Affairs
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SB 162 66-0 (1979) Author: Moore, W.T. "Bill"
Sponsor: Edwards III, Jimmie C.
Relating to the authority of the Texas Department of Corrections to contract for the manufacture and sale of items made by prison industries. House: Security & Sanctions
Senate: State Affairs
Effective immediately
SB 739 66-0 (1979) Author: Mauzy, Oscar Relating to the manufacture of braille materials. Senate: Education Referred to Committee on Education
HB 670 65-0 (1977) Author: Edwards III, Jimmie C.
Sponsor: Moore, W.T. "Bill"
Relating to contracts between the Texas Department of Corrections and governments of other states, the United States, or foreign countries for the sale of certain goods. House: Social Services
Senate: Human Resources
Effective immediately
HB 1119 65-0 (1977) Author: Hendricks, Bob Authorizing the Texas Department of Corrections to grant temporary furloughs to inmates to obtain medical treatment and to attend to family emergencies. House: Social Services Referred to Committee on Social Services
HB 1367 65-0 (1977) Author: Hubenak, Joe A.
Sponsor: Moore, W.T. "Bill"
Relating to the sale of certain property by the Texas Board of Corrections and the purchase of new land with proceeds from the sale or to the exchange of the property for other land; reappropriating money deposited in the special fund. House: State Affairs
Senate: State Affairs
Third reading motion lost
HB 1420 65-0 (1977) Author: Edwards III, Jimmie C. Relating to expenditure by the director of corrections for burial expense of an inmate of the penitentiary. House: Social Services Assigned to General State Calendar
HB 1448 65-0 (1977) Author: Delco, Wilhelmina
Sponsor: Mauzy, Oscar
Relating to the manufacture of braille materials. House: Social Services
Senate: Education
Effective in 90 days
HB 1573 65-0 (1977) Author: Hernandez, Joe Relating to authorizing certain organizations to establish branches or chapters among inmates at penal institutions. House: Social Services Assigned to Consent Calendar
HB 1725 65-0 (1977) Author: Donaldson, Jerry "Nub" Relating to easements and state-owned property at the Mountain View School for Boys to be conveyed to the Texas Board of Corrections. House: Social Services Referred to Committee on Social Services
HB 1753 65-0 (1977) Author: Maloney, Robert Relating to certain information to be forwarded to the Texas Department of Corrections; amending the Code of Criminal Procedure, 1965. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Referred to Committee on Criminal Jurisprudence
HB 1808 65-0 (1977) Author: Hubenak, Joe A.
Sponsor: Jones, Gene
Authorizing the Texas Board of Corrections to convey certain state-owned land in Fort Bend County in exchange for certain other land. House: State Affairs
Senate: State Affairs
Effective in 90 days
HB 2004 65-0 (1977) Author: Hubenak, Joe A. Exempting the Texas Department of Corrections from the Administrative Procedure and Texas Register Act. House: State Affairs Referred to Committee on State Affairs
HCR 30 65-0 (1977) Author: Hill, Gerald Permitting Fred Franke, Inc., to sue the State of Texas, the Texas Department of Corrections, and the State Board of Control. House: Judicial Affairs Referred to Committee on Judicial Affairs
HCR 118 65-0 (1977) Author: Baker, Andrew Z. Granting Shirley Danesi, et al, permission to sue the state and the Texas Department of Corrections and John Sealy Hospital. House: Judicial Affairs Referred to Committee on Judicial Affairs
HR 62 65-0 (1977) Author: Washington, Craig Relating to requesting that Harris County Rehabilitation Center be transferred to Texas Department of Corrections. House: Social Services
HR 99 65-0 (1977) Author: Washington, Craig Relating to requesting Social Services Committee to study the problems within the Texas Department of Corrections. House: Social Services
SB 150 65-0 (1977) Author: Farabee, Ray
Sponsor: Washington, Craig
Relating to the authority of the Texas Department of Corrections to grant temporary furloughs to inmates to obtain medical treatment and to attend funerals and to visit critically ill relatives. House: Social Services
Senate: Jurisprudence
90 Day Bill
SB 369 65-0 (1977) Author: Williams, Lindon Relating to the transfer of certain prisoners to the Department of Corrections pending appeal and to denial of bail pending the appeal. Senate: Jurisprudence Considered by subcommittee in public hearing
SB 679 65-0 (1977) Author: Moore, W.T. "Bill"
Sponsor: Presnal, Bill
Making supplemental appropriations to the Texas Department of Corrections. House: Appropriations
Senate: Finance
Effective immediately
SB 1036 65-0 (1977) Author: Mauzy, Oscar Relating to the manufacture of braille materials for certain entities. House: Social Services
Senate: Education
Referred to Committee on Social Services
SB 1225 65-0 (1977) Author: Moore, W.T. "Bill"
Sponsor: Edwards III, Jimmie C.
Authorizing the Texas Board of Corrections to construct a medical facility and necessary related facilities on the campus of the University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston; providing for the operation and maintenance of the facility pursuant to an interagency cooperation contract; providing for the construction of the facility. House: Social Services
Senate: State Affairs
90 Day Bill
SCR 5 65-0 (1977) Author: Doggett, Lloyd
Sponsor: Hill, Gerald
Granting Fred Franke, Inc., permission to sue the State of Texas, the Texas Department of Corrections, and the State Board of Control. House: Judicial Affairs
Senate: Administration
Signed by Governor
SCR 70 65-0 (1977) Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe"
Sponsor: Baker, Andrew Z.
Granting Shirley Danesi, et al, permission to sue the state. House: Judicial Affairs
Senate: Administration
Signed by Governor
HCR 3 65-1 (1977) Author: Benedict, Jerry L. Encouraging the Texas Department of Corrections to study the feasibility of conducting a maricultural program, especially catfish and shrimp farming, as a source of protein for the inmate population. House: Social Services Referred to Committee on Social Services
HB 40 65-2 (1978) Author: Donaldson, Jerry "Nub" Relating to transfer of land, buildings, facilities, and other property of the Gatesville State School for Boys to the Texas Department of Corrections; making appropriations and providing for transfer of funds. House: Social Services Rules suspended
HB 61 65-2 (1978) Author: Edwards III, Jimmie C. Relating to the sale of certain property by the Texas Board of Corrections and the purchase of new land with proceeds from the sale, or to the exchange of the property for other land; reappropriating money deposited in the special fund. House: Social Services Notice given- 1 hour to suspend rules to consider
SB 12 65-2 (1978) Author: Moore, W.T. "Bill" Relating to the sale of certain property by the Texas Board of Corrections and the purchase of new land with proceeds from the sale, or to the exchange of the property for other land; reappropriating money deposited in the special fund. Senate: State Affairs Coauthor authorized
SB 13 65-2 (1978) Author: Jones, Grant
Sponsor: Donaldson, Jerry "Nub"
Relating to transfer of the land, buildings, facilities, and other property of the Gatesville State School for Boys to the Texas Department of Corrections; making appropriations and providing for transfer of funds. House: Social Services
Senate: Finance
Effective immediately
HB 22 64-0 (1975) Author: Leland, Mickey Prohibiting certain discriminatory acts by officers and employees of the Texas Department of Corrections and providing for reporting violations; providing a penalty. House: Social Services Considered by committee in formal meeting
HB 122 64-0 (1975) Author: Hall, Anthony Relating to the administration of the Texas Department of Corrections' Work Furlough Program, the requirements imposed on employers of work furlough inmates and the entitlement of said inmates and their dependents to workmen's compensation benefits. House: Social Services Reported from committee favorably with amendments
HB 135 64-0 (1975) Author: Hendricks, Bob
Sponsor: Sherman, Max
Relating to the authority of the Texas Department of Corrections to grant temporary furloughs to inmates for to obtain medical treatment and to attend to emergencies. House: Social Services
Senate: Human Resources
Vetoed by the Governor
HB 875 64-0 (1975) Author: Hernandez, Joe Authorizing the Texas Department of Corrections to grant temporary furloughs to inmates to obtain medical treatment and to aid in their rehabilitation. House: Social Services Referred to Subcommittee on Correctional Institutions
HB 876 64-0 (1975) Author: Hernandez, Joe Relating to mail privileges of inmates of the Texas Department of Corrections. House: Social Services Reported from subcommittee favorably without amendments
HB 989 64-0 (1975) Author: Johnson, Eddie
Sponsor: Brooks, Chet
Relating to the operation of the Texas Department of Corrections. House: Social Services
Senate: Human Resources
Effective in 90 days
HB 1335 64-0 (1975) Author: Coleman, Ronald Relating to the publication and distribution of rules and regulations by the Texas Department of Corrections. House: Social Services Reported from committee favorably without amendments
HB 1690 64-0 (1975) Author: Hall, Anthony Relating to visitation provileges of inmates of the Texas Department of Corrections. House: Social Services Reported from committee favorably with amendments
HB 1725 64-0 (1975) Author: Johnson, Eddie Relating to granting incentive allowances to inmates of the Texas Department of Corrections in certain circumstances. House: Social Services Referred to Subcommittee on Correctional Institutions
HB 1962 64-0 (1975) Author: Leland, Mickey Relating to the creation, authority, responsibility, and procedures of the office of correctional ombudsman. House: Social Services Reported from committee favorably without amendments
HB 2052 64-0 (1975) Author: Barrientos, Gonzalo Relating to the place of deposit of the discharged convicts revolving fund. House: Financial Institutions Referred to subcommittee
HB 2156 64-0 (1975) Author: Donaldson, Jerry "Nub" Authorizing the Texas Youth Council to convey the property of the Mountain View School for Boys to the Texas Board of Corrections; providing for the use of the unexpended and unencumbered funds heretofore appropriated for use of the Mounatin View School for Boys. House: Social Services Reported from committee favorably without amendments
HCR 21 64-0 (1975) Author: Donaldson, Jerry "Nub"
Sponsor: Jones, Grant
Transferring the Mountain View Unit from the Texas Youth Council to the Texas Department of Corrections. House: Social Services
Senate: State Affairs
Signed by Governor
HCR 116 64-0 (1975) Author: Powers, Pike Granting permission to Jefferson County to sue the state. House: Judicial Affairs
Senate: Administration
Signed by Governor
SB 439 64-0 (1975) Author: Moore, W.T. "Bill"
Sponsor: Presnal, Bill
Making a supplemental appropriation to the Texas Department of Corrections. House: Appropriations
Senate: Finance
Effective immediately
SB 687 64-0 (1975) Author: Moore, W.T. "Bill"
Sponsor: Presnal, Bill
Relating to funds used by the Texas Department of Corrections to pay discharged, paroled, or pardoned convicts. House: Social Services
Senate: State Affairs
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SB 1011 64-0 (1975) Author: Jones, Grant
Sponsor: Donaldson, Jerry "Nub"
Authorizing the Texas Youth Council to convey the property of the Mountain View School for Boys to the Texas Board of Corrections; providing for the use of the unexpended and unencumbered funds heretofore appropriated for use of the Mountain View School for Boys. House: Social Services
Senate: State Affairs
Effective immediately
HB 429 63-0 (1973) Author: Geiger, Richard S. Providing for the transfer of certain persons to the Texas Department of Corrections pending appeal from a felony conviction; providing for transfer of certain persons to be made at the full expense of the State of Texas; providing for eligibility for credits thereto. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Referred to subcommittee
HB 717 63-0 (1973) Author: Hendricks, Bob Relating to the authority of the Texas Department of Corrections to grant temporary furloughs to inmates to obtain medical treatment and to attend to emergencies; and declaring an emergency. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Referred to Committee on Criminal Jurisprudence
HB 893 63-0 (1973) Author: Edwards III, Jimmie C. Relating to insurance coverage for aircraft and persons operating aircraft owned by the Department of Corrections. House: Transportation Laid on the table subject to call
HB 1622 63-0 (1973) Author: Caldwell, Neil
Sponsor: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe"
Authorizing the Texas Board of Corrections to convey a certain state-owned tract of land in Brazoria County in exchange for certain land in Anderson County; and declaring an emergency. House: State Affairs
Senate: Administration
Signed by the Governor
HR 160 63-0 (1973) Author: Hendricks, Bob Authorizing the House Criminal Jurisprudence Committee to study the administration of the Texas Department of Corrections. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
SB 265 63-0 (1973) Author: Moore, W.T. "Bill"
Sponsor: Edwards III, Jimmie C.
Relating to insurance coverage for aircraft owned by and for persons operating aircraft used by the Department of Corrections. House: Transportation
Senate: State Affairs
Signed by Governor
SB 373 63-0 (1973) Author: Herring, Charles
Sponsor: Hendricks, Bob
Authorizing the Texas Department of Corrections to grant temporary furloughs to inmates to obtain medical treatment and to attend to family emergencies. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Jurisprudence
Vetoed by Governor
HB 501 62-0 (1971) Author: Adams, Don Relating to providing for the transfer of certain persons to the Texas Department of Corrections pending appeal from a felony conviction.
HB 535 62-0 (1971) Author: Lombardino, Frank Relating to providing for the transfer of certain persons to the custody of the Texas Department of Corrections pending their appeals.
HB 1631 62-0 (1971) Author: Floyd, Guy Relating to prison made goods and services.
HCR 191 62-0 (1971) Author: Murray, Menton J.
Sponsor: Herring, Charles
Granting Mrs. Quatha Kirkpatrick permission to sue the state.
SB 823 62-0 (1971) Author: Snelson, W.E. "Pete" | et. al. Relating to the discharge of prisoners from the Texas Department of Corrections.
HB 74 62-4 (1972) Author: Hubenak, Joe A. Relating to authorizing the Texas Board of Corrections to convey fee-simple title to the surface of a certain state-owned land to a certain party.
SB 36 62-4 (1972) Relating to authorizing the Texas Board of Corrections to convey the fee-simple title to the surface of a certain state-owned tract of land to a certain party, with mineral reservations and drilling restrictions, in exchange for certain land of equal acreage on the same terms.
HB 480 61-0 (1969) Author: Armstrong, Robert Landis "Bob" Relating to providing for the transfer of certain persons to the Texas Department of Corrections pending appeal from a felony conviction.
HB 496 61-0 (1969) Author: Musgrove, Burke Relating to authorizing the Texas Department of Corrections through the Board of Control of the State of Texas to supply printing, binding, stationery and supplies of like character for the State of Texas.
HB 535 61-0 (1969) Author: Cummings, Russell Bennett Relating to the rehabilitation of persons convicted of offenses against the State of Texas by providing greater flexibility in the acquisition and retention of skills through the adoption of a work furlough plan and to allow diversified employment of prisoners to reduce cost of keep.
HJR 62 61-0 (1969) Author: Musgrove, Burke Relating to proposing a constitutional amendment to provide that the prison system may supply the state with printing, binding, and stationery.
SB 32 61-0 (1969) Author: Moore, W.T. "Bill" Relating to closing a certain public road on state-owned land held for the use of the Texas Department of Corrections.
SB 33 61-0 (1969) Author: Moore, W.T. "Bill" Relating to authorizing the Texas Board of Corrections to convey fee simple title to the surface estate in certain state-owned land held for the use of the State Department of Corrections to certain parties in exchange for certain other land of equal acreage.
SB 35 61-0 (1969) Author: Moore, W.T. "Bill" Relating to the establishment and operation of schools at the various units of the Department of Corrections.
SB 116 61-0 (1969) Author: Hightower, Jack Relating to amending the Code of Criminal Procedure to provide for the transfer of certain persons to the Texas Department of Corrections pending appeal from a felony conviction; providing for eligibility for credits thereto.
SB 267 61-0 (1969) Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe" Relating to authorizing the Texas Board of Corrections to convey fee simple title to the surface estate in certain state-owned land held for the use of the State Department of Corrections to certain parties in exchange for certain other land of equal acreage.
SB 632 61-0 (1969) Author: Moore, W.T. "Bill" Relating to authorizing the Texas Board of Corrections to convey fee simple title to the surface estate in certain state-owned land held for use of the State Department of Corrections to certain parties in exchange for certain other land.
HCR 23 61-1 (1969) Author: Nabers, Lynn Granting permission to Marcus and Billie Pilkington to sue the Texas Department of Corrections and the State of Texas.
HB 12 60-0 (1967) Author: Floyd, Jr., Paul W. | et. al. Relating to providing for the payment of assistance by the State of Texas to the surviving spouse and minor children of law enforcement officers, custodial personnel of the Texas Department of Corrections or full-paid firemen who suffer violent death in the course of the performance of their duties; providing for non-application of this law for any death prior to its effective date.
HB 1192 60-0 (1967) Author: Musgrove, Burke Relating to authorizing the Texas Department of Corrections to bid on contracts with the Board of Control of the State of Texas to supply the state with printing, binding, stationery and supplies of like character.
HB 1253 60-0 (1967) Author: Hannah, Jr., John Henry Relating to authorizing the Texas Department of Corrections to convey fee simple title to the surface estate in certain state-owned land, and easements over certain other land, to the Trinity River Authority.
HCR 11 60-0 (1967)
SB 135 60-0 (1967) Author: Moore, W.T. "Bill" Relating to authorizing the Texas Board of Corrections to convey certain state-owned land held for the use of the State Department of Corrections to Samuel and Samuel in exchange for certain other land of equal acreage.
SCR 31 60-0 (1967)
SCR 40 60-0 (1967)
SCR 47 60-0 (1967)
HB 372 59-0 (1965) Author: Price, William Rayford | et. al. Relating to authorizing the Texas Board of Correction to convey certain state-owned land, and use proceeds from the conveyance to purchase other land to be used for correction purposes; making an appropriation.
HB 692 59-0 (1965) Author: Richards, George H. Relating to authorizing the Texas Department of Corrections to convey an airway easement across certain state-owned land to the City of Huntsville, Texas.
HCR 114 59-0 (1965)
SB 14 59-0 (1965) Author: Moore, W.T. "Bill" Relating to authorizing the Texas Board of Corrections to convey certain state-owned land, and use proceeds from the conveyance to purchase other land to be used for correction purposes; making an appropriation.
SB 452 59-0 (1965) Author: Colson, Esther Neveille Relating to conferring the right of eminent domain on the Texas Board of Corrections.
HB 964 58-0 (1963) Author: Morgan, Richard L. "Dick" Relating to authorizing the State Department of Corrections to manufacture or produce articles, materials and supplies for state departments, boards, commissions and institutions and to render services to those agencies; providing that state departments, boards, commissions and institutions shall purchase such articles, materials, supplies and services as needed; creating a Correctional Industries Revolving Fund; providing an effective date.
HCR 67 58-0 (1963)
SCR 19 58-0 (1963)
HB 460 57-0 (1961) Author: Richards, George H. Relating to providing that the remaining balance of the sum of money appropriated to the Department of Corrections in Item 98, H. B. No. 4, 56th Legislature, Third Called Session, may be used for purposes stated in Items 92 and 95 of said bill; providing that no new money shall be appropriated by the provisions of this Act, providing that money already appropriated to the Department of Corrections for the biennium ending August 31, 1961, can be used to continue the operations of the Department of Corrections.
SB 198 57-0 (1961) Author: Colson, Esther Neveille Relating to providing that the remaining balance of the sum of money heretofore appropriated to the Department of Corrections in a certain Act may be expended by the Department of Corrections for certain purposes; providing that the expenditures from the Texas Board of Correction's Special Mineral Lease Fund for certain purposes may not exceed the sum of Six Hundred Fifty Thousand Dollars ($650,000) for the period between the effective date of this Act and August 31, 1961 providing that money already appropriated to the Department of Corrections for the biennium ending August 31, 1961, can be used to continue the operations of the Department of Corrections.
HB 10 57-3 (1962) Author: Richards, George H. | et. al. Relating to making certain appropriations out of the unexpended balances in the Special Mineral Lease Fund to the Department of Corrections for emergency purposes.
SB 16 57-3 (1962) Author: Colson, Esther Neveille | et. al. Relating to making certain appropriations out of the unexpended balance in the Special Mineral Lease Fund to the Department of Corrections for emergency purposes.
HB 852 56-0 (1959) Author: Clements, Jamie Hager Relating to authorizing the Texas Department of Corrections to purchase a tract of land containing approximately eight thousand, three hundred (8,300) acres within a radius of twenty-five (25) miles of the City of Huntsville, Texas.
HB 853 56-0 (1959) Author: Clements, Jamie Hager Relating to conveying the Blue Ridge Prison Farm of the Texas Department of Corrections to the State of Texas.
SB 315 56-0 (1959) Author: Fly, William S. "Bill" Relating to creating the Department of Corrections Special Fund; appropriating such moneys to the Department of Corrections; providing a termination date for such special fund.
SB 317 56-0 (1959) Author: Phillips, Jimmy Relating to State prison lands in Brazoria County.
SB 413 56-0 (1959) Author: Colson, Esther Neveille Relating to conveying the Blue Ridge Prison Farm of the Texas Department of Corrections to the State of Texas.
SB 414 56-0 (1959) Author: Colson, Esther Neveille Relating to authorizing the Texas Department of Corrections to purchase a tract of land containing approximately 8300 acres within a radius of twenty-five miles of the City of Huntsville, Texas.
SB 42 55-0 (1957) Author: Colson, Esther Neveille Relating to changing the name of the Texas Prison System to the Texas Department of Corrections, the name of the Texas Prison Board to the Texas Board of Corrections, and the title of General Manager of the Texas Prison System to Director of Corrections.

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