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TEXAS LAWS AND LAWMAKING

  • "A Weighty Issue" The Houston Post, Sunday March 12, 1995.
  • 1995 legislation










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    1995 Proposed Texas Legislation

    *** SUBJECT: I0092 Corrections--Jails & Prisons

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    HB 91 AUTHOR: Ramsay; Averitt; Pitts; et al

    03/14/95 H Referred to subcommittee

    Relating to restricting certain recreational amenities available to inmates imprisoned in the institutional division of the Texas Department of Criminal Justice.


    SB 932 AUTHOR: Wentworth 05/16/95 S Withdrawn from intent calendar

    Relating to the availability of weight-lifting equipment to inmates and defendants confined in a correctional facility.


    Several other bills relating to inmate priviliges were also introduced.


    HB 502 AUTHOR: Averitt

    03/14/95 H Referred to subcommittee

    Relating to prohibiting possession and smoking of tobacco by inmates; providing a penalty.


    HB 1056 AUTHOR: Janek

    SPONSOR: Patterson, Jerry

    05/23/95 S No action taken in committee

    Relating to prohibiting smoking and the provision of tobacco products in county jails and other county correctional facilities; providing a penalty.


    HB 1459 AUTHOR: Hudson

    05/02/95 H Left pending in committee

    Relating to conjugal visitation of inmates in the institutional division of the Texas Department of Criminal Justice.


    HB 1758 AUTHOR: Delisi

    05/17/95 S Referred to Finance

    Relating to the use of telephones by defendants confined in the institutional division of the Texas Department of Criminal Justice.


    HB 1759 AUTHOR: Delisi

    03/01/95 H Referred to Corrections

    Relating to the use or possession of tobacco products by inmates and employees of the Texas Department of Criminal Justice and visitors to the department.


    HB 2503 AUTHOR: Gray

    04/04/95 H Left pending in committee

    Relating to prison inmate liability for destruction of property at the Texas Department of Criminal Justice.


    HB 2764 AUTHOR: Allen

    04/04/95 H Left pending in committee

    Relating to the sale of articles or products manufactured in a correctional facility.


    SB 693 AUTHOR: West, Royce

    SPONSOR: Gray

    05/17/95 H Laid on the table subject to call Relating to prison inmate liability for destruction of property at the Texas Department of Criminal Justice.


    SB 837 AUTHOR: Brown

    03/01/95 S Referred to Criminal Justice

    Relating to television viewing by inmates and defendants in the custody of the Texas Department of Criminal Justice.


    SB 860 AUTHOR: Ellis

    03/02/95 S Referred to Intergovernmental Relations

    Relating to prohibiting the provision of tobacco products in county jails and other county correctional facilities; providing a penalty.


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