COMMITTEE:    Criminal Jurisprudence
             Interim Charge 5 

Thursday, October 22, 2020 

PLACE:       N/A 
CHAIR:       Rep. Nicole Collier 


Due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic and difficulty in scheduling public hearings at this time, the committee is conducting necessary oversight functions through an information gathering process under Section 301.014, Government Code. 


This is notice that the House Committee on Criminal Jurisprudence is seeking written submissions and input from state agencies, interested parties and the public in regard to the interim charge outlined below. 


Submissions received in response to this request will be transmitted to members of the committee and posted on the House website.


Submission Guidelines:

*Submissions must be in Microsoft Word format or Adobe PDF.

*Submissions are requested to be limited to 5 pages in length. 

*Submissions must be submitted via e-mail to the Chief Committee Clerk, at and are requested to include "Interim Charge" and corresponding number in the subject line for quick identification. 

*Please include the following information in the submission email: submitter name, organization or entity (if applicable and an authorized representative), mailing address, email, and telephone number.

*The deadline for all submissions is Thursday, November 5, 2020 by 5:00PM.

*Comments received in response to this Request for Information may be publicly posted on TLO and TLIS.  When submitting comments, please remove any personal identifying information, such as your personal phone number, residence address, or email address.


The Committee seeks written submissions on the Interim Charge listed below: 


Interim Charge 5: Monitor the State Auditor's review of agencies and

programs under the Committee's jurisdiction. The Chair shall seek input

and periodic briefings on completed audits for the 2019 and 2020 fiscal

years and bring forth pertinent issues for full committee



In the event it becomes feasible to safely conduct a public meeting, the Committee reserves the right to hold an in-person hearing on this charge.