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4 Document(s) [ Subject: Gifts and donations ]

Committee: House General Investigating and Ethics
Title: Interim Report
Subjects: Campaign finance and expenditure reports | Charities | Conflicts of interest | Disaster relief | Employee benefits | Ethics Commission, Texas | Federal funds | Financial disclosures | Gifts and donations | Government ethics | Government travel | Hurricane Harvey | Judicial campaigns | Lobbyists | Penalties and sentences (Criminal justice) | State agencies | State employee benefits | State employees |
Library Call Number: L1836.85 G286
Session: 85th R.S. (2017)
Online version: View report [64 pages]
Charges: This report should address the charges below.
1. Maintain oversight of federal, state, local, and charitable funds spent in response to Hurricane Harvey. Investigate instances of waste, fraud, or abuse involving such funds. Ensure that the State of Texas is maximizing federal disaster aid.
2. Review conflict of interest laws governing public officers and employees to ensure that such laws are adequate to maintain the public’s confidence in government decision-making. Review personal financial statement requirements to ensure that the public has sufficient information on the private financial interests of public officers.
3. Review criminal penalties under Chapter 305, Government Code (registration of lobbyists) and recommend improvements to maintain the integrity of legislative and administrative processes.
4. Examine the Judicial Campaign Fairness Act and identify opportunities to improve the Act.
5. Review procedures and processes used at the Texas Ethics Commission. Identify ways to resolve complaints more efficiently.
6. Examine employment policies and practices at state agencies relating to the hiring of individuals who were terminated from employment with another state agency for misconduct.
7. Review the implementation of S.B. 73 (85R) relating to leave policies and procedures for state employees.
8. Examine laws and policies regulating travel by state agency officials to ensure that travel expenditures are in the best interest of the state.
9. Investigate the use of state agency resources to participate in trade associations and groups funded by industries regulated by the agency.
10. Monitor the agencies and programs under the Committee’s jurisdiction and oversee the implementation of relevant legislation passed by the 85th Legislature.
Committee: House Urban Affairs
Title: Interim Report
Library Catalog Title: Interim report to the 72nd Texas Legislature / Committee on Urban Affairs.
Subjects: Dog racing | Gifts and donations | Horse racing | Telemarketers | Water quality management |
Library Call Number: L1836.71 ur1
Session: 71st R.S. (1989)
Online version: View report [6 pages  File size: 247 kb]
Charges: This report should address the charges below.
1. To study the implementation of HB 1567, 71st Legislature, Regular Session, authorizing local governments to establish stormwater drainage utilities funded by user fees.
2. To study the implementation for pari-mutuel wagering on horse racing and greyhound racing in Texas.
3. To study telephone solicitation associated with fund raising organizations (joint study with Public Safety Committee).
Committee: Senate Charitable Organizations, Interim
Title: Interim Report
Library Catalog Title: Report of the Senate Interim Committee to Study Charitable Organizations.
Subjects: Gifts and donations | Nonprofit organizations |
Library Call Number: L1836.66 c378
Session: 66th R.S. (1979)
Online version: View report [45 pages  File size: 1,740 kb]
Charge: This report should address the charge below.
1. Study charitable organizations in the State of Texas.
Supporting documents
Committee: Senate Charitable Organizations, Interim
Title: SR 647
Library Call Number: SR 647
Session: 66th R.S. (1979)
Online version: View document [2 pages  File size: 713 kb]

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