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Criminal Justice System Operational Processes Study

Concerning a study to examine operational processes within the criminal justice system.
2020 Regular Session
Courts & Judicial
Crimes, Corrections, & Enforcement
Bill Summary

Prison Population Management Interim Study Committee. The bill requires the department of corrections (department) to conduct a study to examine how individuals proceed through the various stages of criminal proceedings, including the various sentences and programs to which a person may be sentenced or placed.

Subject to available appropriations, the department shall issue a request for proposals for an entity to assist with the study.

The department is required to produce a report of its findings to the joint budget committee of the general assembly and the judiciary committees of the house of representatives and the senate.

(Note: This summary applies to this bill as introduced.)




Bill Text


Sponsor Type Legislators
Prime Sponsor

Sen. J. Gonzales, Sen. R. Rodriguez
Rep. S. Gonzales-Gutierrez



The effective date for bills enacted without a safety clause is August 7, 2024, if the General Assembly adjourns sine die on May 8, 2024, unless otherwise specified. Details