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11 Document(s) [ Subject: Minority-owned/women-owned businesses ]

Committee: Senate Economic Development
Title: Interim Report
Library Catalog Title: Interim report to the 82nd Texas Legislature
Subjects: Economic development | Economic stabilization | Historically Underutilized Business Program | Job training programs | Minority-owned/women-owned businesses | Small businesses | State purchasing | Tax incentives | Texas Emerging Technology Fund | Texas Enterprise Fund | Workforce | Workforce Commission, Texas |
Library Call Number: L1836.81 Ec74s
Session: 81st R.S. (2009)
Online version: View report [23 pages  File size: 217 kb]
Charges: This report should address the charges below.
1. Assess the effectiveness of major economic development programs in Texas. The review should include but not be limited to such programs as the Enterprise Fund, Emerging Technology Fund, Skills Development, and Enterprise Zones. Review major tax policy issues that encourage or hinder business development, including options for reinstating a margins tax research and development tax credit. Examine economic development programs in other states that have been successful and recommend changes to existing state programs, new programs, or changes in tax policy incentives that could increase job creation in Texas.
2. Review the effectiveness of state programs aimed at assisting small business growth and development, including whether the development of a Small Business Commission could lead to a more efficient use of state resources. Include an assessment of all state policies aimed to assist small business and minority-owned business persons with procurement of state contracts.
3. Review the impact of workforce development programs on economic development across the state. Focus on the impact of Texas Workforce Commission initiatives, the JET (Jobs and Education for Texas) program administered by the Comptroller's office, and federally funded stimulus programs. Make recommendations for legislation to improve and enhance workforce development in Texas.
4. Monitor the implementation of legislation addressed by the Senate Committee on Economic Development, 81st Legislature, Regular and Called Sessions, and make recommendations for any legislation needed to improve, enhance, and/or complete implementation.
Committee: House General Investigating
Title: Interim Report
Library Catalog Title: House Committee on General Investigating, Texas House of Representatives interim report, 2002 : a report to the House of Representatives, 78th Texas Legislature.
Subjects: County development districts | Crime laboratories | Education, Texas State Board of | Minority contractors | Minority-owned/women-owned businesses | Municipal utility districts | Permanent School Fund, Texas | Public Safety, Texas Department of | Special taxing districts |
Library Call Number: L1836.77 g286
Session: 77th R.S. (2001)
Online version: View report [34 pages  File size: 265 kb]
Charges: This report should address the charges below.
1. Review the state's laws and procedures for the creation of special purpose districts whose jurisdiction is limited to a specific geographic area or areas and whose powers may include the imposition of taxes, the creation of public debt, the exercise of eminent domain, or the exercise of police power. Consider the proliferation of special purpose districts, and investigate whether the activities of these districts comport with the legislative intentions and public purposes for which they were created.
2. Examine policies and procedures governing the Texas Department of Public Safety's crime lab to insure high standards for the testing of evidence for law enforcement agencies throughout the state.
3. Monitor procedures and activities of the State Board of Education in its management of the Permanent School Fund.
4. Review the compliance of state agencies with state law related to Historically Underutilized Business (HUB) Participation.
Committee: Senate Hopwood, and State Contract and Employment Practices, Special
Title: Interim report
Library Catalog Title: Report to the 76th Legislature.
Subjects: Affirmative action | Cultural diversity | Hopwood lawsuit | Minority contractors | Minority students | Minority-owned/women-owned businesses | State employees | State government contracts | University admissions |
Library Call Number: L1836.75 h779
Session: 75th R.S. (1997)
Online version: View report [101 pages  File size: 3,735 kb]
Charges: This report should address the charges below.
1. Analyze state and federal legislation, court orders, regulatory opinions, and interpretations regarding access to and participation in higher education, state contracts and state employment. The Committee should monitor the U.S. Department of Education's evaluation of the Texas system of higher education to determine compliance with the Civil Rights Act of 1964.
2. Evaluate current state programs, practices and policies in light of the Hopwood opinion to determine compliance with current legal restrictions and effectiveness in achieving intended goals. Also, evaluate the state's equal opportunity provisions regarding contracting with historically underutilized businesses (HUBs) and minority hiring practices to determine compliance with current legal restrictions and effectiveness in achieving intended goals.
3. Make any necessary recommendations to achieve fair and equal access to and participation in higher education, state contracts, and state employment by all Texans, including disadvantaged persons. The Committee should define which, if any, individuals or groups of individuals should be considered "disadvantaged". The recommendations should identify the necessary legal or administrative action by the state to achieve its goals.
4. The Committee should indicate whether its recommendations, or current guidelines relating to fair and equal access to and participation in higher education, state contracts, and state employment, should be placed in general law, agency rules, or riders in the state's General Appropriations Act.
Committee: Senate Creation and Expansion of Minority and Women-Owned Business Ownership Opportunities, Special Advisory
Title: Interim report
Library Catalog Title: Texas State Senate interim report to the 72nd Texas Legislature / Senate Special Advisory Committee on the Creation and Exapansion of Minority and Women Owned Business Ownership Opportunities.
Subjects: Historically Underutilized Business Program | Minority contractors | Minority-owned/women-owned businesses | Small businesses | Women |
Library Call Number: L1836.71 b96
Session: 71st R.S. (1989)
Online version: View report [164 pages  File size: 7,969 kb]
Charges: This report should address the charges below.
1. Formulate a plan for remedying past discrimination against minority and women-owned businesses and expanding opportunity for all economically disadvantaged groups that includes specific goals, timelines for achievement and methodology for implementing the plan, as well as recommendations on using current authorized bonding for small business start-up loan assistance or development and expansion of incubator plans and models, and using any other available resources for business start-up or expansion at local, state and federal levels.
2. Monitor the progress of all relevant agencies.
Supporting documents
Committee: Senate Creation and Expansion of Minority and Women-Owned Business Ownership Opportunities, Special Advisory
Title: Committee documentation: daily minutes record
Library Catalog Title: Minutes
Library Call Number: L1836.71 B96M
Session: 71st R.S. (1989)
Online version: View document [1 pages  File size: 17 kb]
Committee: House Higher Education
Title: Interim report
Library Catalog Title: To the speaker and members of the Texas House of Representatives, 72nd Legislature : report of the Committee on Higher Education of the Texas House of Representatives.
Subjects: Community colleges | Continuing education | Curriculum | Educational tests | Higher education | Higher Education Coordinating Board, Texas | Landlords and tenants | Medical education | Minority contractors | Minority-owned/women-owned businesses | Physicians | State government contracts | Student housing | Super Conducting Super Collider project | Texas Academic Skills Program | University dormitories | University finance | University student transfers |
Library Call Number: L1836.71 ed84h
Session: 71st R.S. (1989)
Online version: View report [226 pages  File size: 7,931 kb]
Charges: This report should address the charges below.
1. To monitor all activities and to have budget oversight responsibilities for those agencies, boards and commissions as listed in Rule 3, Section 15.
2. To study the status, role and mission of upper level centers and institutions in the system of public higher education.
3. To study the status of the core curriculum initiative established in HB 2183, 70th Legislature, Regular Session.
4. To study the fiscal impact of the TASP test on public junior colleges and community colleges.
5. To study the resident physician compensation program administered by the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board.
6. To study the feasibility of establishment of Legislative criteria that must be met before the State authorizes the creation of additional institutions of higher education.
7. To study university housing policies and tenant-landlord responsibilities on university campuses.
8. To study reasonable minority participation in business contracts with university campuses.
9. To study the impact of and access to the Super Conducting-Super Collider project on the Texas public system of higher education.
10. To study the benefits of the means by which continuing education programs can be provided in those areas of the state that are not presently served.
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.
Supporting documents
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 Minority Business Enterprises, Select
Title: Interim Report
Library Catalog Title: Report of the Select Committee on Minority Business Enterprises in the State of Texas.
Subjects: Minority contractors | Minority-owned/women-owned businesses |
Library Call Number: L1836.65 m666
Session: 65th R.S. (1977)
Online version: View report [44 pages  File size: 1,161 kb]
Charges: This report should address the charges below.
1. Conduct in-depth studies, to take and receive testimony, and to pursue all possible research avenues in an effort to develop any needed legislation or to make other recommendations that would promote minority business enterprises in the state of Texas.
2. Survey the need for coordinated statewide training seminars for minority business programs.
3. Identify state and private sources of information concerning business opportunities across the state of Texas.
4. Examine the options available to potential and existing minority businesses in the state.
5. Examine the proper role of the state in enhancing the opportunities presently provided to the state's minority businesses.
Committee: House Business and Industry
Title: Interim Report
Library Catalog Title: Interim report of the Committee on Business and Industry, Texas House of Representatives, 64th Legislature, Austin, Texas, 1976.
Subjects: Industrial Commission, Texas | International trade | Metric system | Minority-owned/women-owned businesses | Ports | Tourist Development Agency, Texas |
Library Call Number: L1836.64 b964
Session: 64th R.S. (1975)
Online version: View report [127 pages  File size: 4,609 kb]
Charges: This report should address the charges below.
1. Study the implementation of the metric system, the laws effected by such change in Texas, and its expense to the State.
2. Assess the problems of the minority business enterprise in Texas and to recommend solutions and alternatives to be employed to create new opportunity in Texas for minority business development.
3. Study the development of international trade through Texas ports.
4. Study the total effect per dollar appropriated from the programs of the Texas Industrial Commission and the Texas Tourist Development Agency.
Committee:  
Title: Interim report
Library Catalog Title: Interim report to the 72nd Texas Legislature / Committee on Business & Commerce.
Subjects: Business loans | Cable telecommunications providers | Job training programs | Mergers and acquisitions | Minority-owned/women-owned businesses | Persons with disabilities | Privatization | Small businesses |
Library Call Number: L1836.71 b964
Session: ()
Online version: View report [38 pages  File size: 1,908 kb]
Charges: This report should address the charges below.
1. To monitor all activities and to have budget oversight responsibilities for the agencies, boards and commissions as listed in Rule 3, Section 3.
2. To study problems associated with the business climate of Texas' inner cities and identify potential solutions.
3. To study trade practices and competition involving the transmission of cable television programming in Texas.
4. To study the Job Training Partnership Act program (joint with the Government Organization Committee).
5. To study competition practices between government entities and private enterprise.
6. To study the implementation of HB 174, 71st Legislature, Regular Session, relating to the regulation of certain telephone services.
7. To study the effect and feasibility of state legislation governing hostile corporate takeovers of domestic corporations.

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