Procedures/policies re: the transfer of out-of-state prisoners

Beryl Lipton filed this request with the Office of Attorney General of Texas.
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From: Beryl Lipton

To Whom It May Concern:

Pursuant to the Texas Public Information Act, I hereby request the following records:

All policies, procedures, memorandums of understanding, intergovernmental agreements, any other sort of agreement, and all related directive materials regarding the transfer of incarcerated persons (arrested, convicted, sentenced, or held outside of the State of Texas) into, out of, or between different facilities within the State of Texas. Please include all such agreements or policies/procedures as they pertain to federal, private, state, or local entities.

The requested documents will be made available to the general public, and this request is not being made for commercial purposes.

In the event that fees cannot be waived, I would be grateful if you would inform me of the total charges in advance of fulfilling my request. I would prefer the request filled electronically, by e-mail attachment if available or CD-ROM if not.

Thank you in advance for your anticipated cooperation in this matter. I look forward to receiving your response to this request within 10 business days, as the statute requires.


Beryl C.D. Lipton

From: publicrecords

August 31, 2015

Dear Mr. Lipton:

The Office of the Attorney General (“OAG”) will review its files. However, I do not understand why this request is being sent to the OAG instead of the Texas Department of Criminal Justice, the state agency responsible for managing offenders in state prisons, state jails and certain private correctional facilities. If you have additional information that would help us understand your request, we would appreciate that information. Thank you.


June B. Harden
Assistant Attorney General
Assistant Public Information Coordinator
Office of the Attorney General

From: publicrecords

September 9, 2015

Mr. Beryl Lipton

RE: Public Information Request No. 15-42303

Dear Mr. Lipton:

This e-mail is in response to your public information request to the Office of the Attorney General (“OAG”), received by the OAG on August 31, 2015. A copy of your request follows this e-mail.

The OAG has reviewed its files and has located the attached document that is responsive to your request. Although the Public Information Act allows a governmental body to charge for copying documents, the attached document is being provided to you at no charge.

If you have any questions, please contact me at<>


Kyle Gavit
Public Information Coordinator’s Office
Office of the Attorney General