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HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING

 

COMMITTEE:    Criminal Justice Reform, Interim Study 

TIME & DATE:  9:00 AM, Wednesday, August 24, 2022 

PLACE:        E2.016 
CHAIR:        Rep. Jeff Leach 

 

The Committee will meet to consider and hear invited testimony only on the following interim charges:

 

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

 

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

 

Electronic public comment will be available for:

 

Juvenile Age Range and Procedures for Juveniles Certified as Adults

Recidivism and Re-Entry

 

For those persons who will be testifying, information for in-person witness registration, can be found here:

https://mytxlegis.capitol.texas.gov/HWRSPublic/About.aspx

 

A live video broadcast of this hearing will be available here: https://house.texas.gov/video-audio/

 

Instructions related to public access to the meeting location and health and safety protocols for attending this meeting are available here: https://house.texas.gov/committees/public-access-house-committee-meetings/

 

Texas residents who wish to electronically submit comments related to agenda items on this notice without testifying in person can do so until the hearing is adjourned by visiting:

https://comments.house.texas.gov/home?c=c226

 

 

 

NOTICE OF ASSISTANCE AT PUBLIC MEETINGS

Persons with disabilities who plan to attend this meeting and who may need assistance, such as a sign language interpreter, are requested to contact Stacey Nicchio at (512) 463-0850, 72 hours prior to the meeting so that appropriate arrangements can be made.