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House Committee on Employment Practices - 66th R.S. (1979)

Committee: House Employment Practices
Title: Interim Report
Library Catalog Title: Report of the Committee on Employment Practices, Texas House of Representatives, 66th Legislature.
Subjects: Crime victims | Crime Victims' Compensation Fund | Public retirement systems | Social Security | Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program | Unemployment | Unemployment benefits | Welfare | Workers' compensation |
Library Call Number: L1836.66 em74
Session: 66th R.S. (1979)
Online version: View report [46 pages  File size: 1,563 kb]
Charges: This report should address the charges below.
1. Review all aspects of the worker's compensation law including: coverage, weekly payments for temporary total disability. benefits for permanent disability, administrative rules, penalties to insure that the responsibilities of the law are fulfilled, the feasibility of self-insurance, and other related matters. These efforts should be coordinated with the Committee on Insurance.
2. Monitor the organizational activities of the State Pension Review Board.
3. Review the administration of the Crime Victims Compensation Act. Study fine collection and claims processing and make recommendations for improvement. Summarize federal legislation on crime victims compensation. *
4. Oversight activities shall be conducted for all appropriations-related actions of those agencies assigned to this committee for appropriative purposes during the 66th Regular Session of the Legislature. Procedures suggested for this purpose during the last interim are recommended. The agencies include: Texas Employment Commission, Merit System Council, Texas Department of Labor and Standards, Industrial Accident Board, State Pension Review Board, and Office of the Attorney General - Worker's Compensation.
5. Study the relationship between the numbers of Social Security and worker's compensation beneficiaries to determine if a formula could be devised to use both programs in providing benefits.
6. Study the relationship between the numbers of unemployed, Unemployment Insurance recipients, and recipients of A.F.D.C. and Food Stamps.
7. Monitor the activities of the Industrial Accident Board with regard to the implementation of the Crime Victims Compensation Act.
Supporting documents
Committee: House Employment Practices
Title: Workers' compensation - transcript
Library Catalog Title: Public hearing before the Employment Practices Committee.
Library Call Number: L1836.66 em74h 1
Session: 66th R.S. (1979)
Committee: House Employment Practices
Title: Workers' compensation - transcript
Library Catalog Title: Public hearing before the employement practices committee.
Library Call Number: L1836.66 em74h 2
Session: 66th R.S. (1979)
Committee: House Employment Practices
Title: Texas Employment Commission 1979 annual report
Library Catalog Title: Minutes
Library Call Number: L1801.9 EM73 66
Session: 66th R.S. (1979)
Online version: View document [75 pages]
Committee: House Employment Practices
Title: Committee documentation: meeting workbooks, notices of public hearing, interim charges, suggested legislative oversight activities, information relating to Texas Employment Commission and other state agencies
Library Catalog Title: Minutes
Library Call Number: L1801.9 EM73 66
Session: 66th R.S. (1979)
Online version: View document [174 pages]
Committee: House Employment Practices
Title: Texas Employment Commission operating budget for fiscal year 1980
Library Catalog Title: Minutes
Library Call Number: L1801.9 EM73 66
Session: 66th R.S. (1979)
Online version: View document [73 pages]

* This represents an abstract of the report contents. Charge text is incomplete or unavailable.

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