The Law and Justice Interim Committee (LJIC) is 12-member bipartisan statutorily provided for interim committee of the state Legislature. The LJIC is responsible for monitoring programs and policies carried out by the Department of Corrections and the Department of Justice. Monitoring duties include:
reviewing the agency's proposed administrative rules
reviewing and requesting legislation proposed by the agency's
monitoring agency programs with respect to legislative appropriations and policy intent
The LJIC also acts as the Legislature's primary liaison with the Judicial Branch and conducts legislatively requested studies assigned by the Legislative Council.