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House Committee on General Investigating and Ethics - 79th R.S. (2005)

Committee Members
Kevin Bailey, Chair
Ken Paxton, Vice Chair
Harold V. Dutton, Jr.
Dan Flynn
Terry Keel
Charges
• Analyze the various education agency actions regarding the use of anabolic steroids by public school students.
• Research, review and investigate the expenditures of taxpayer money by local government and school boards to lobby the Legislature. Research, review and investigate attempts by school district officials to skirt competitive bidding requirements with respect to facility renovation and construction contracts, and other relevant contracts, through the use of improper procurement contracts with associations or other school districts. (Joint charge with House Public Education.)
• Monitor the use of nuisance abatement authority by the city of Dallas and investigate unresolved issues pertaining to allegations of possible civil rights violations that may have been committed under color of law by local government. (Joint interim charge with House Committee on Criminal Jurisprudence.)

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