Tex. Gov't Code Section 495.004
Limitation on Authority over Inmates

A private vendor or county operating under a contract authorized by this subchapter may not:


compute inmate release and parole eligibility dates;


award good conduct time;


approve an inmate for work, medical, or temporary furlough or for preparole transfer; or


classify an inmate or place an inmate in less restrictive custody than the custody ordered by the institutional division.
Added by Acts 1989, 71st Leg., ch. 212, Sec. 2.01, eff. Sept. 1, 1989. Renumbered from Sec. 494.004 and amended by Acts 1991, 72nd Leg., ch. 16, Sec. 10.01(a), eff. Aug. 26, 1991.

Source: Section 495.004 — Limitation on Authority over Inmates, https://statutes.­capitol.­texas.­gov/Docs/GV/htm/GV.­495.­htm#495.­004 (accessed Jun. 5, 2024).

Jun. 5, 2024

§ 495.004’s source at texas​.gov