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House Committee on County Affairs - 82nd R.S. (2011)

Committee: House County Affairs
Title: Interim Report
Subjects: Abandoned property | Alternatives to incarceration | Councils of government | County budgets | County government | County jails | County roads | Jail Standards, Texas Commission on | Medicaid |
Library Call Number: L1836.82 C832
Session: 82nd R.S. (2011)
Online version: View report [13 pages]
Charges: This report should address the charges below.
1. Study county-related issues arising from population growth in unincorporated areas with regard to existing and new developments and the provision of services, including garbage disposal, fire protection, road maintenance, electricity, and water and wastewater service. Make necessary legislative recommendations for improving problems in these areas of the state.
2. Study opportunities for cost savings through the abolishment of certain elected offices or the consolidation of county services.
3. Conduct a general study of issues facing county jails. The study should include innovative ways to address overcrowding, the impact homelessness has on the county jail population, and recommendations for handling inmates undergoing detoxification and withdrawal from drugs and alcohol.
4. Monitor the agencies and programs under the committee's jurisdiction and the implementation of relevant legislation passed by the 82nd Legislature.
Supporting documents
Committee: House County Affairs
Title: Committee meeting handouts and testimony, February 22, 2011
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Session: 82nd R.S. (2011)
Online version: View document [47 pages  File size: 9,274 kb]
Committee: House County Affairs
Title: Committee meeting handouts and testimony, March 8, 2011
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Session: 82nd R.S. (2011)
Online version: View document [184 pages  File size: 9,045 kb]
Committee: House County Affairs
Title: Committee meeting handouts and testimony, January 17, 2012 (Texas Healthcare Transformation and Quality Improvement Program - Section 1115 Medicaid Waiver)
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Session: 82nd R.S. (2011)
Online version: View document [44 pages  File size: 1,616 kb]
Committee: House County Affairs
Title: Committee meeting handouts and testimony, May 1, 2012 (Texas Healthcare Transformation and Quality Improvement Waiver Update)
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Session: 82nd R.S. (2011)
Online version: View document [13 pages  File size: 199 kb]
Committee: House County Affairs
Title: Committee meeting handouts and testimony, July 17, 2012 (Population growth, consolidation of county services, county jails)
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Session: 82nd R.S. (2011)
Online version: View document [152 pages  File size: 10,914 kb]
Committee: House County Affairs
Title: Committee meeting handouts and testimony, September 18, 2012 (Population growth, county jails, Texas Healthcare Transformation Waiver and Quality Improvement Waiver update)
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Session: 82nd R.S. (2011)
Online version: View document [53 pages  File size: 3,859 kb]
Committee: House County Affairs
Title: Committee meeting handouts and testimony, October 24, 2012 (Population growth, Texas Healthcare Transformation Waiver and Quality Improvement Waiver update, Councils of Governments)
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Session: 82nd R.S. (2011)
Online version: View document [164 pages  File size: 18,396 kb]

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