COMMITTEE:    Corrections 

TIME & DATE:  9:00 AM, Thursday, March 9, 2023 

PLACE:        E2.014 
CHAIR:        Rep. Abel Herrero 


The committee will hear invited testimony only from:


- The Texas Department of Criminal Justice


- The Special Prosecution Unit


- The Board of Pardons and Paroles


- The Texas Civil Commitment Office


- Texas Corr. Office on Offenders w/Medical or Mental Impairments


- The Windham School District


The committee will also consider the following bills:


HJR 11         Thompson, Senfronia                       
Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing the legislature to enact laws providing for a court to terminate the sentence of a person who has successfully served the required number of years on parole.

HB 182         Thompson, Senfronia                       
Relating to the authority of a court to terminate the sentence of certain persons released on parole.

HB 392         Thompson, Senfronia                       
Relating to the date on which certain persons placed on deferred adjudication community supervision are eligible to file a petition for an order of nondisclosure of criminal history record information.

Public testimony will be limited to 3 minutes.


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


A live video broadcast of this hearing will be available here:


Instructions related to public access to the meeting location are available here:


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:





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.