House Committee on Corrections

Committee Summary

Committee Members (9)

Committee Partisan Split

5D – 4R

Committee Efficiency

Legislation Referred
to Committee
Legislation Voted
Out of Committee
Overall Efficiency

Number of Committee Meetings: 16

Legislation StatusHBsHJRsHCRsSBsSJRsSCRs
Referred to Committee11510600
Voted Out of Committee6010600

Committee Jurisdiction

The Texas House Committee on Corrections oversees matters related to the incarceration and rehabilitation of convicted felons. This includes the development and maintenance of programs offering alternatives to incarceration.

The committee’s jurisdiction includes oversight of several state agencies, such as:

  • Texas Department of Criminal Justice
  • Special Prosecution Unit
  • Board of Pardons and Paroles
  • Texas Civil Commitment Office
  • Texas Correctional Office on Offenders with Medical or Mental Impairments.

Committee Contact Information

Capitol Location

Capitol Extension, E2.110

Phone Number

(512) 463-0796