The Law and Justice Interim Committee (LJIC) is a joint bipartisan committee
of the legislature that meets between legislative sessions. The LJIC: (1) monitors
the activities of the Department
of Corrections, the Department of Justice,
the Office of State Public Defender,
and the Judicial Branch; (2) examines
law and justice policy issues; and (3) makes recommendations to the full legislature.
The LJIC's responsibilities include reviewing the administrative rules and proposed
legislation of assigned executive branch agencies.