COMMITTEE:    Corrections 

TIME & DATE:  8:00 AM, Wednesday, April 7, 2021 

PLACE:       E2.026 
CHAIR:       Rep. Andrew Murr 


HJR 10         Thompson, Senfronia | et al.
Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing the legislature to enact laws providing for a court to grant a commutation of punishment to a person who has successfully served the required number of years on parole.

HB 137         Thompson, Senfronia                                    
Relating to the authority of a court to grant a commutation of punishment for certain persons released on parole.

HB 721         Wilson                                                
Relating to the release to mandatory supervision of certain inmates confined in a county jail.

HB 841         Moody                                                 
Relating to hearings by the Board of Pardons and Paroles regarding clemency matters.

HB 953         Allen                                                 
Relating to the award of diligent participation credit to defendants confined in a state jail felony facility.

HB 1805        Moody | et al.                                         
Relating to the award of good conduct time to certain inmates; changing parole eligibility.

HB 1844        Allen | et al.                                         
Relating to the composition of the Board of Pardons and Paroles.

HB 1894        White                                                 
Relating to a clemency review of certain felony offenders by the Board of Pardons and Paroles.

HB 2036        Johnson, Julie                                         
Relating to the definition of close relative of a deceased victim for purposes of certain laws relating to the release of an inmate on parole or to mandatory supervision.

HB 2145        Allen                                                 
Relating to information on classes or programs required to be completed before an inmate is released on parole.

HB 2177        Moody                                                 
Relating to the release of certain inmates on parole; changing parole eligibility.

HB 2341        Crockett                                              
Relating to the release on parole of certain inmates convicted of an offense committed when younger than 25 years of age; changing parole eligibility.

HB 2352        Parker | et al.                                        
Relating to an educational and vocational training pilot program for certain state jail felony defendants and certain inmates released on parole; changing parole eligibility.

HB 2742        Reynolds                                              
Relating to the reentry and reintegration programs provided by the Texas Department of Criminal Justice.

HB 2754        Allen                                                 
Relating to post-release housing for inmates released on parole or to mandatory supervision.

HB 2793        Johnson, Jarvis | et al.                               
Relating to parole determinations and individual treatment plans for inmates.

HB 2830        White                                                 
Relating to post-release housing for inmates released on parole or to mandatory supervision.

HB 4212        Moody                                                 
Relating to procedures regarding defendants who are or may be persons with a mental illness or intellectual disability.

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Bills deleted after last posting:

HB 3598


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