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3 Document(s) [ Subject: Minorities ]

Committee: House Businesses Owned by Women or Minorities, Select
Title: Interim report
Library Catalog Title: Report of the House Special Committee on Businesses Owned by Women or Minorities.
Subjects: Minorities | Minority contractors | Minority-owned/women-owned businesses | State government contracts | Women |
Library Call Number: L1836.70 b96
Session: 70th R.S. (1987)
Online version: View report [25 pages  File size: 823 kb]
Charge: This report should address the charge below.
1. Develop recommendations for public policy through which the state may provide assistance to businesses that are owned by women and minorities, with particular attention given to: 1. An assessment of the current and anticipated role women-owned and minority-owned businesses play within the Texas economy; 2. an assessment of the need for a standardized definition of women-owned and minority-owned businesses among state agencies that will be applicable to all agencies. 3. A review of state procurement efforts to identify women-owned and minority-owned business participation in the procurement system of the state with attention given to past and future trends; 4. An evaluation of the effects of state-required bid performance and surety bonding requirements on women-owned and minority-owned businesses; 5. An assessment of capital resources in existence at the federal, state, and local level that are available to women-owned and minority-owned businesses, as well as identification of the state's role in assisting women-owned and minority-owned businesses' access to capital resources; 6. A coordination with efforts being undertaken by the Texas Department of Commerce and other appropriate agencies and state commissions that have an impact on women-owned and minority-owned businesses.
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Committee: House Businesses Owned by Women or Minorities, Select
Title: HR 8, 70th Leg.
Library Call Number: HR 8
Session: 70th R.S. (1987)
Online version: View document [4 pages  File size: 118 kb]
Committee: House Public Health
Title: Interim report
Library Catalog Title: Report of the Committee on Public Health : to the speaker and members of the Texas House of Representatives, 71st Legislature.
Subjects: Cancer | Indigent health care | Medical laboratories | Mental Health and Mental Retardation, Texas Department of | Minorities | Recycling | Solid waste disposal | State agencies |
Library Call Number: L1836.70 h349
Session: 70th R.S. (1987)
Online version: View report [30 pages  File size: 1,033 kb]
Charges: This report should address the charges below.
1. To monitor all activities and have budget oversight responsibilities for those agencies, boards, and commissions as listed in Rule 3, Section 26.
2. To study the efficiency and economy of the regional boundaries of human service agencies. (Joint study with House Committee on Human Services).
3. To study the resources and recovery of solid waste.
4. To study the feasibility and public necessity of regulation of medical laboratories.
5. To study the incidence of cancer among minorities.
6. To study and evaluate the county indigent health programs resulting from the Indigent Health Care and Treatment Act and develop recommendations for any necessary revisions. (Joint study with House Committee on County Affairs).

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