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Texas Department of Criminal Justice

Agency History

Former Agencies

Historical Notes

During the 71st Legislative Session in 1989, House Bill 2335 merged the functions of the Texas Adult Probation Commission and the Texas Board and Department of Corrections into the newly established Texas Department of Criminal Justice.

Previous Sunset reports on this agency

Currently Under Review

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Sunset Documents for 2024-2025 Review Cycle, 89th Legislative Session

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