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The House Committee on Criminal Justice Reform, Interim Study

87th Legislature

August 24, 2022

9:00 a.m.

E2.016

 

Pursuant to a notice posted on August 10, 2022, the House Committee on Criminal Justice Reform, Interim Study met in a public hearing and was called to order by the chair, Representative Leach, at 9:20 a.m.

 

The initial quorum call was answered as follows: Representatives Leach; Moody; Bowers; Buckley; Cook; Hefner; Morales, Eddie; Smith; Thompson, Senfronia; and Citizen Tolman, Brett.

 

A quorum was present.

 

(Representative Button participating virtually, pursuant to Rule 4, Section 16A.)

 

 


 

The Committee heard invited testimony on the following charge:

 

Examine opportunities to reduce recidivism and remove barriers to re-entry after justice involvement.

 

Testimony taken/registration recorded.  (See attached witness list.)

 

The Committee heard invited testimony on the following charge:

 

Examine the appropriate age range for the juvenile justice system and parole eligibility, in addition to procedures for juveniles certified as adults.

 

Testimony taken/registration recorded.  (See attached witness list.)

 

(Representative Moody in chair.)

 

Testimony taken/registration recorded.  (See attached witness list.)

 

(Representative Leach in chair.)

 

Testimony taken/registration recorded.  (See attached witness list.)

 

At 2:26 p.m., on the motion of the chair and without objection, the meeting was adjourned subject to the call of the chair.

 

 

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Rep. Leach, Chair

 

 

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Cassidy Zgabay, Clerk