Policy Update Tag: Justice System

September 27, 2019

Texas Judicial Council Mental Health Committee

SUMMARY - In June 2016, with the help of former Texas Supreme Court Justice and Institute Board Member Harriet O’Neill, the Texas Judicial Council...

April 17, 2019

Texas Senate Committee on Criminal Justice – SB 562

On April 17, 2019, Nelson Jarrin, JD, MMHPI Senior Director of Government Affairs, was invited testimony at the Senate Committee on Criminal Justice. Senate...

August 29, 2018

Texas House Committees on Corrections and Criminal Jurisprudence

SUMMARY – During the 85th Legislative Interim, the House Committees on Corrections and Criminal Jurisprudence held a joint hearing. Senior Director of Smart Justice...

August 23, 2018

Texas House Committee on County Affairs

SUMMARY – In August 2018, during the 85th Legislative Interim, the House Committee on County Affairs met to hear invited and public testimony. B.J....

March 29, 2017

Texas Senate Committee on Health & Human Services – SB 344

On March 29, 2017, MMHPI Director of Smart Justice B.J. Wagner, was invited testimony at the Texas Senate Committee on Health & Human Services....

March 29, 2017

Texas Senate Committee on Health & Human Services – SB 292

On March 29, 2017, MMHPI President and CEO Andy Keller, PhD, was invited testimony at the Texas Senate Committee on Health & Human Services....

March 28, 2017

Texas House Committee on Public Health – HB 337 and HB 1734

On March 28, 2017, MMHPI Director of Smart Justice B.J. Wagner, was invited testimony at the Texas House Committee on Public Health. Ms. Wagner's...

March 21, 2017

Texas House Committee on Public Health – HB 13

On March 21, 2017, MMHPI President and CEO Andy Keller, PhD, was invited testimony at the Texas House Committee on Public Health. House Bill...