Texas Judicial Council

Criminal Justice Committee 


Charge 1: Continue to evaluate and monitor implementations of the recommended pretrial bail reforms.

Charge 2: Study the impact of opioid drug use on the Texas judiciary and recommend any reforms necessary to curb the impact of opioid drug use in Texas.

Charge 3: Working in conjunction with the Governor’s Criminal Justice Division and the Governor’s Specialty Courts Advisory Council, review the need for assistance to the state’s problem-solving courts and recommend any necessary reforms to improve the courts.

Charge 4: Oversee the study required by SB 47 regarding the public availability of fine-only criminal offense records and recommend any necessary reforms.


Honorable Kelly Moore, Chair
Senator Brandon Creighton
Honorable Bill Gravell, Jr.
Honorable Scott Jenkins
Honorable Sharon Keller
Representative Andrew Murr
Mr. Carlos Amaral


September 1, 2017, 9:00 AM - Agenda
January 26, 2018, 9:00 AM - Agenda
May 9, 2018, 9:00 AM - Agenda
Next TBD - 


Criminal Justice Committee Report and Recommendations - June 2018