COMMITTEE:    Corrections 

TIME & DATE:  8:00 AM, Thursday, March 16, 2023 

PLACE:        E2.014 
CHAIR:        Rep. Abel Herrero 


HB 93          Swanson
Relating to changing the eligibility for community supervision for certain repeat intoxication offenders.

HB 252         Johnson, Ann | et al.                     
Relating to the eligibility for an order of nondisclosure of criminal history record information of a criminal defendant who has successfully completed a specialty court program.

HB 353         Johnson, Jarvis                           
Relating to parole determinations and individual treatment plans for inmates.

HB 361         Thompson, Senfronia                       
Relating to the placement on community supervision, including deferred adjudication community supervision, of a defendant who is the primary caretaker of a child.

HB 517         Johnson, Julie                            
Relating to the persons who may provide information to a parole panel considering the release of an inmate on parole or to mandatory supervision.

HB 607         Shaheen                                   
Relating to the solicitation of pen pals by certain inmates of the Texas Department of Criminal Justice.

HB 786         Meza                                      
Relating to a report by the Texas Department of Criminal Justice on dyslexia and illiteracy among inmates.

HB 965         Allen | et al.                            
Relating to post-release housing for inmates released on parole or to mandatory supervision.

HB 1227        Metcalf                                   
Relating to changing the eligibility for community supervision of a person convicted of possession or promotion of child pornography.

HB 1743        Leach                                     
Relating to allowing certain inmates to apply for supplemental nutrition assistance program benefits to be provided at the time of discharge or release.

HB 1747        Leach                                     
Relating to the consequences of a criminal conviction on a person's eligibility for an occupational license.

HB 1832        Kacal                                     
Relating to authorizing the payment to employees of the Texas Department of Criminal Justice for vacation leave.

HB 1914        Kacal                                     
Relating to compensatory time accrued by an employee of the Texas Department of Criminal Justice.

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Bills deleted after last posting:

HB 1446


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