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Rep. Aaron Pena, Chair
Rep. Allen Vaught, Vice Chair
Rep. Debbie Riddle, Chair - Budget & Oversight
Rep. Juan Escobar
Rep. Terri Hodge
Rep. Barbara Mallory Caraway
Rep. Paul Moreno
Rep. Paula Pierson
Rep. Robert Talton
|1. Examine problems associated with the current system of deferred adjudication in Texas.|
|2. Study the need to add salvia divinorum to the list of controlled substances regulated under the Texas Controlled Substance Act.|
|3. Examine the criminal trespass statute in the Penal Code and propose needed amendments or reorganization.|
|4. Study the prosecution and effectiveness of current drunk driving laws in Texas and recommend any legislative changes needed to further combat the problem.|
|5. Research the problems associated with human trafficking and determine the need for additional penalties.|
|6. Examine the current Texas law allowing dual trials for capital murder defendants.|
|7. Monitor the agencies and programs under the committee's jurisdiction.|
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