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Senate Committee on Investigating, Special - 46th R.S. (1939)

Committee Members
Wilbourne Bailey Collie
Joe Lafayette Hill
Weaver Moore
Albert Stone
Rudolph Adolph Weinert
• Sit at such times and places between the date of the adoption of this resolution and the date of the convening of the Regular Session of the Forty-seventh Legislature, as may to said committee seem necessary and proper; and the committee shall continue the inquiries heretofore begun by the committee authorized and appointed at the Regular Session of the Forty-fifth Legislature relative to law violations and the administration of all State laws and any of the matters pertaining to or affecting the revenues of the State government and the expenditures of taxes, fees, and assessments, and to inquire into any other affairs and activities of governmental departments and institutions of whatever kind and character, as such activities in any way affect the financial or other welfare of the government and the citizens of Texas. Said committee shall make a study of any other governmental activity, and shall have the authority to investigate and inquire into any such matters.
• Investigate the abuses that have grown out of the insurance laws of the state involving the liquidation and distribution of assets by such companies through receiverships. Report back to the Senate of Texas at the next Regular Session thereof a bill or bills for the purpose of correcting the abuses that have apparently grown out of the statutes pertaining to the appointment and compensation of receivers in this state.

Appointed by Lieutenant Governor 1/30/1939, pursuant to SR 6. See also SR 64, directing committee to investigate abuses by certain insurance company receivers (Senate Journal, p. 1151).

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