Honorable James White, Chair, House Committee on Corrections
John McGeady, Assistant Director Sarah Keyton, Assistant Director
Legislative Budget Board
HB650 by White (relating to female inmates of the Texas Department of Criminal Justice.), Committee Report 1st House, Substituted
The provisions of the bill addressed by this analysis would amend the Government Code as it relates to the welfare of confined females within the Texas Department of Criminal Justice (TDCJ). Under the provisions of the bill, TDCJ would be required to provide correctional staff with certain training, provide females confined within correctional institutions with certain programming and services, conduct a study, and adopt certain rules and policies.
This analysis assumes the provisions of the bill would not result in a significant impact on state correctional populations or on the demand for state correctional resources. The bill does not expressly create a criminal offense, increase the punishment for an existing criminal offense or category of offenses, or change the eligibility of a person for community supervision, parole, or mandatory supervision.
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