Monday, February 23, 2009

House criminal justice committees starting to meet

While the first meeting of the Texas Senate Criminal Justice Committee hasn't been scheduled yet, in the House of Representatives, beginning tomorrow, criminal justice committees will begin their organizational meetings and likely start hearing bills next week:
House Appropriations, Criminal Justice Subcommittee (Debbie Riddle, chair)
February 23 , 2009 @ 8:00 A.M. in E1.026
February 24 , 2009 @ 8:00 A.M. in E1.026

House Public Safety
February 23 , 2009 @ 2:00 P.M. or upon final adjourn./recess in E2.014

House Criminal Jurisprudence
February 25 , 2009 @ 2:00 P.M. or upon final adjourn./recess in E2.028

House Corrections
February 26 , 2009 @ 8:00 A.M. in E2.010


Anonymous said...

Just what is this committee that Debbie Riddle chairs? Sounds like some sort of hybrid function.

Charles from Tulia

Gritsforbreakfast said...

Rev., the Appropriations Committee's task is so enormous, and done on such a limited time-frame, that they divide the substantive work into issue-area subcommittees, which is what Riddle chairs.

Anonymous said...

Good, Scott. Maybe Debbie will wear her fiscal conservative hat in Appropriations, rather than her lock-em-up and throw away the key hat as regards Criminal Justice.

Rev. K