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House Committee on Appropriations - 75th R.S. (1997)

Committee: House Appropriations
Title: Appropriations, Economic Development, and Human Services Subcommittees on Welfare and Workforce Reform joint report
Library Catalog Title: House Committees on Appropriations, Economic Development, and Human Services : subcommittees on Welfare and Workforce Reform, Texas House of Representatives joint interim report, 1998 : a report to the House of Representatives, 76th Texas Legislature.
Subjects: Job training programs | Local Workforce Development Boards | Welfare | Welfare reform | Welfare-to-work | Workforce Commission, Texas |
Library Call Number: L1836.75 w457
Session: 75th R.S. (1997)
Online version: View report [84 pages  File size: 5,093 kb]
Charge: This report should address the charge below.
1. Actively monitor the implementation of state and federal welfare reforms. Conduct a comprehensive review of the Texas Workforce Commission, including its organization, rules, plans, and spending. Establish specific goals for welfare reform and assess problems and opportunities for the attainment of these goals. (Joint with the House Committees on Economic Development and Human Services; coordinate with the Workforce Development Legislative Oversight Committee)
Committee: House Appropriations
Title: Interim report
Library Catalog Title: House Committee on Appropriations, Texas House of Representatives interim report, 1998 : a report to the House of Representatives, 76th Texas Legislature.
Subjects: Appellate courts | High technology | State agencies | State budgets | State employee salaries | State employees | Supreme Court, Texas | Year 2000 computer problem |
Library Call Number: L1836.75 ap65
Session: 75th R.S. (1997)
Online version: View report [75 pages  File size: 3,496 kb]
Charges: This report should address the charges below.
1. Perform a comprehensive evaluation of performance-based budgeting and strategic planning, including costs and benefits. Review the original goals of the programs and assess the extent to which they have met expectations. Report specific achievements that would not have occurred under previous systems. Develop performance measures to evaluate success of the systems.
2. Study the duplication of state services. Compile an inventory of programs in which there is an apparent duplication of state services. Based on the inventory, select specific services for detailed study and recommendations.
3. Review implementation of new job classification plans. Evaluate agency actions in response to new plans. Continue study to improve consistency and equity among agencies and titles while preserving essential management flexibility.
4. Determine whether the methods of funding Texas courts, especially the Supreme Court and the Courts of Appeals, are the most efficient and effective. Evaluate other funding options. Include a review of any benefits achieved by the additional funding provided to the courts for fee collection and enhanced technology.
5. Study opportunities for agencies to use technology to deliver products and services more effectively. Maintain active oversight on the Year 2000 initiative.
Supporting documents
Committee: House Appropriations
Title: Testimony, The University of Texas System, Presentation to the Subcommittee on Education of the House Appropriations Committee, February 4, 1997 (Bernard Rapoport, Board of Regents, and Dr. William H. Cunningham, Chancellor)
Library Catalog Title: Minutes
Library Call Number: L1801.9 AP65 75 1997: FEB 4
Session: 75th R.S. (1997)
Online version: View document [65 pages  File size: 4,156 kb]
Committee: House Appropriations
Title: Texas Department of Mental Health and Mental Retardation information on TXMHMR workforce demographics of persons with disabilities
Library Catalog Title: Minutes
Library Call Number: L1801.9 AP65 75
Session: 75th R.S. (1997)
Online version: View document [7 pages  File size: 241 kb]
Committee: House Appropriations
Title: Tobacco settlement memorandum of understanding
Library Catalog Title: Minutes
Library Call Number: L1801.9 AP65 75M Capitol collection
Session: 75th R.S. (1997)
Online version: View document [6 pages  File size: 298 kb]
Committee: House Appropriations
Title: Memorandum from Legislative Budget Board to Representative Bob Glaze, Subcommittee on Health and Human Services, Re: Issues from committee overview - Texas Commission for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing
Library Catalog Title: Minutes
Library Call Number: L1801.9 AP65 75
Session: 75th R.S. (1997)
Online version: View document [9 pages  File size: 247 kb]

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