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HB 553, 85th Regular Session
Relating to the creation of a task force to identify opportunities for academic credit and industry recognition for inmates of the Texas Department of Criminal Justice.

Last action: Effective on 9/1/17

Author: James White
Joint Author: Toni Rose | Jarvis Johnson | Kyle Biedermann
Sponsor: Borris Miles
CoSponsor: Sylvia Garcia

Session Law Chapter:
Acts 2017, 85th R.S.,ch. 1148, General and Special Laws of Texas

Signed legislation

Companion:

SB 677 (Identical)

Bill Analyses:
Committee Report (TLC)
Committee Report (TLC)
Engrossed (Senate Research Center)

Subjects:
Corrections--Jails & Prisons
CRIMINAL JUSTICE, TEXAS DEPARTMENT OF
EDUCATION AGENCY, TEXAS
Education--Higher--General
Governor
HIGHER EDUCATION COORDINATING BOARD, TEXAS
WINDHAM SCHOOL DISTRICT
WORKFORCE COMMISSION, TEXAS

House Committee: Corrections (James White, Alma Allen, Sarah Davis, Ramon Romero, Scott Sanford, Matt Schaefer, Tony Tinderholt)
Senate Committee: Administration (Lois Kolkhorst, Konni Burton, Don Huffines, Bryan Hughes, Robert Nichols, Royce West, Judith Zaffirini)

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