The House Committee on Corrections

85th Legislature

August 29, 2018

10:30 a.m.



Pursuant to a notice posted on August 14, 2018, the House Committee on Corrections met in a public hearing and was called to order by the chair, Representative White, at 10:36 a.m.


The initial quorum call was answered as follows: Representatives White; Allen; Sanford; Schaefer; and Tinderholt.


A quorum was present.



The committee met jointly with the House Committee on Criminal Jurisprudence to consider the following interim charge:


Review the Texas state jail system, including its original intent, sentencing guidelines, effectiveness, and recidivism rates. Make recommendations for changes in the state jail system that will improve outcomes.


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


At 2:24 p.m., on the motion of the chair and without objection, the meeting was adjourned subject to the call of the chair.




Rep. White, Chair




Roel Benavides, Clerk