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CS/HB 1201: Department of Corrections

GENERAL BILL by Criminal Justice Subcommittee ; Gonzalez

Department of Corrections; Exempts certain DOC positions from Career Service System; provides requirements for production of certain confidential inmate health records for investigation of inmate injury or death; revises duties of Secretary of Corrections, membership of DOC's safety & security review committee, & duties of committee members; requires DOC staff to adopt & enforce safety & security standards & policies; authorizes DOC to receive information electronically; revises provisions relating to gain-time for educational attainments; requires specified training for personnel employed by companies transporting prisoners; revises requirements for assigning & housing certain youthful offenders; exempts community correctional center employees from certain health regulations when administering certain drug tests.

Effective Date: 7/1/2017
Last Action: 3/24/2017 House - Now in Justice Appropriations Subcommittee -HJ 458
Location: In committee/council (JUA)
Bill Text: PDF

Bill History

Date Chamber Action
3/2/2017 House • Filed
3/6/2017 House • Referred to Criminal Justice Subcommittee; Justice Appropriations Subcommittee; Judiciary Committee -HJ 126
3/7/2017 House • Introduced -HJ 126
3/17/2017 House • On Committee agenda-- Criminal Justice Subcommittee, 03/21/17, 12:30 pm, Sumner Hall
3/21/2017 House • CS by Criminal Justice Subcommittee; YEAS 9 NAYS 0 -HJ 430
3/22/2017 House • Pending review of CS under Rule 7.18(c)
• CS by Criminal Justice Subcommittee read 1st time -HJ 419
3/24/2017 House • Now in Justice Appropriations Subcommittee -HJ 458