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Focus Report: Volume 75, Number 2, January 1997

Description: This is a report to rewrite the 1993 and 1995 stalking laws. The Texas Court of Criminal Appeals found the laws unconstitutionally vague requiring new legislation.
Date: January 10, 1997
Creator: Texas. Legislature. House of Representatives. Research Organization.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Focus Report, Volume 75, Number 6, February 1997

Description: Report on revisions to mandatory supervision release law that requires some convicted criminals to be released from prison automatically without the approval of the Board of Pardons and Paroles and before their sentences are complete.
Date: February 17, 1997
Creator: Texas. Legislature. House of Representatives. Research Organization.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Focus Report: Volume 75, Number 9, March 1997

Description: This is a report on the judicial selection of state judges. The report addresses issues of partisan election practices and finance reform.
Date: March 10, 1997
Creator: Texas. Legislature. House of Representatives. Research Organization.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Focus Report, Volume 75, Number 10, July 1997

Description: This report addresses the 37 measures vetoed by Governor George W. Bush. The 75th Legislatures vetoed measures included 19 House bills, 17 Senate bills, and one Senate concurrent resolution.
Date: July 1, 1997
Creator: Texas. Legislature. House of Representatives. Research Organization.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Focus Report: Volume 75, Number 11, March 1997

Description: This is a report on Governor George W. Bush's property tax relief proposal for home owners. It looks at the plan to use state revenue to cover a greater share of public education financing.
Date: March 24, 1997
Creator: Texas. Legislature. House of Representatives. Research Organization.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Focus Report: Volume 75, Number 12, April 1997

Description: This is a report over the Safe Schools Act as part of the 1995 rewrite of the Education Code. The report looks at the two main objects of the Legislature attempts to give administrators authority to remove disruptive students and create a safety net so expelled students are not cast into the streets.
Date: April 4, 1997
Creator: Texas. Legislature. House of Representatives. Research Organization.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Focus Report: Volume 75, Number 13, April 1997

Description: This is a report over the future water needs for the State of Texas. The Texas Water Development Board addresses the projected needs over the next 50 years.
Date: April 15, 1997
Creator: Texas. Legislature. House of Representatives. Research Organization.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Focus Report, Volume 75, Number 14, April 1997

Description: Report on affirmative action in Texas after the Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals decision in Hopwood v. University of Texas School of Law.
Date: April 22, 1997
Creator: Texas. Legislature. House of Representatives. Research Organization.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department