Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence Committee

Committee Members

Chair

Leach

Rep. Leach,
Jeff

Vice Chair

Davis

Rep. Davis,
Yvonne

 

Dutton, Jr.

Rep. Dutton, Jr.,
Harold V.

 

Johnson

Rep. Johnson,
Julie

 

Krause

Rep. Krause,
Matt

 

Middleton

Rep. Middleton,
Mayes

 

Moody

Rep. Moody,
Joe

 

Schofield

Rep. Schofield,
Mike

 

Smith

Rep. Smith,
Reggie

Jurisdiction:

Sec. 20. JUDICIARY AND CIVIL JURISPRUDENCE. The committee
shall have nine members, with jurisdiction over all matters
pertaining to:
(1) fines and penalties arising under civil laws;
(2) civil law, including rights, duties, remedies, and
procedures thereunder, and including probate and guardianship
matters;
(3) civil procedure in the courts of Texas;
(4) administrative law and the adjudication of rights
by administrative agencies;
(5) permission to sue the state;
(6) uniform state laws;
(7) creating, changing, or otherwise affecting courts
of judicial districts of the state;
(8) establishing districts for the election of
judicial officers;
(9) courts and court procedures except where
jurisdiction is specifically granted to some other standing
committee; and
(10) the following state agencies: the Supreme Court,
the courts of appeals, the Court of Criminal Appeals, the State
Commission on Judicial Conduct, the Office of Court Administration
of the Texas Judicial System, the State Law Library, the Texas
Judicial Council, the Judicial Branch Certification Commission,
the Office of the Attorney General, the Board of Law Examiners, the
State Bar of Texas, and the State Office of Administrative
Hearings.