Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence Committee

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Committee info:

  • Clerk:
  • Kari King
  • Address:
  • EXT E2.120
  • Phone:
  • (512)463-0790

Committee Members

Chair 

House Member

Rep. Lewis, Tryon D.

Vice Chair 

House Member

Rep. Farrar, Jessica

 

House Member

Rep. Farney, Marsha

 

House Member

Rep. Gooden, Lance

 

House Member

Rep. Hernandez, Ana

 

House Member

Rep. Hunter, Todd

 

House Member

Rep. King, Ken

 

House Member

Rep. Raymond, Richard Peńa

 

House Member

Rep. Thompson, Senfronia

Jurisdiction:

The committee shall have nine members, with jurisdiction over all
matters pertaining to:
(1) fines and penalties arising under civil laws;
(2) civil law, including rights, duties, remedies, and
procedures thereunder, and including probate and guardianship
matters;
(3) civil procedure in the courts of Texas;
(4) administrative law and the adjudication of rights
by administrative agencies;
(5) permission to sue the state;
(6) civil law as it relates to familial relationships,
including rights, duties, remedies, and procedures thereunder;
(7) uniform state laws;
(8) creating, changing, or otherwise affecting courts
of judicial districts of the state;
(9) establishing districts for the election of
judicial officers;
(10) the State Commission on Judicial Conduct;
(11) the Office of the Attorney General, including its
organization, powers, functions, and responsibilities;
(12) courts and court procedures except where
jurisdiction is specifically granted to some other standing
committee; and
(13) the following state agencies: the Supreme Court,
the Courts of Appeals, the Court of Criminal Appeals, the State
Commission on Judicial Conduct, the Office of Court Administration
of the Texas Judicial System, the State Law Library, the Texas
Judicial Council, the Guardianship Certification Board, the Office
of the Attorney General, the Court Reporters Certification Board,
the Board of Law Examiners, the State Bar of Texas, and the State
Office of Administrative Hearings.