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House Committee on General Investigating and Ethics - 81st R.S. (2009)

Committee Members
Chuck Hopson, Chair
Larry Phillips, Vice Chair
Brandon Creighton
Pete Gallego
Todd Hunter
Charges
• Review state law in light of the effects of Texas Ethics Commission Advisory Opinion No. 484 relating to acceptance of benefits provided to officeholders. Recommend any necessary legislative changes.
• Review the definition of "political advertising" and determine whether the definition should be expanded to include content contained in blogs and other types of Internet communications.
• Monitor the agencies and programs under the committee's jurisdiction.

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