Corrections Committee

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Committee info:

  • Clerk:
  • Lesley French
  • Address:
  • EXT E2.110
  • Phone:
  • (512)463-0796

Committee Members

Chair 

House Member

Rep. Parker, Tan

Vice Chair 

House Member

Rep. White, James

 

House Member

Rep. Allen, Alma A.

 

House Member

Rep. Riddle, Debbie

 

House Member

Rep. Rose, Toni

 

House Member

Rep. Sheffield, J. D.

 

House Member

Rep. Toth, Steve

Jurisdiction:

The committee shall have seven members, with jurisdiction over all matters pertaining to:
(1) the incarceration and rehabilitation of convicted
felons;
(2) the establishment and maintenance of programs that
provide alternatives to incarceration;
(3) the commitment and rehabilitation of youths;
(4) the construction, operation, and management of
correctional facilities of the state and facilities used for the
commitment and rehabilitation of youths;
(5) juvenile delinquency and gang violence;
(6) criminal law, prohibitions, standards, and
penalties as applied to juveniles;
(7) criminal procedure in the courts of Texas as it
relates to juveniles; and
(8) the following state agencies: the Texas
Department of Criminal Justice, the Special Prosecution Unit, the
Board of Pardons and Paroles, the Texas Juvenile Justice Board, the
Texas Juvenile Justice Department, the Office of
Independent Ombudsman for the Texas Juvenile Justice
Department, the Council on Sex Offender
Treatment, the Texas Correctional Office on Offenders with Medical
or Mental Impairments, and the Advisory Council on Juvenile Services.