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30 Document(s) [ Subject: Bribery ]

Committee: House State Affairs
Title: Interim report
Library Catalog Title: Interim report to the 72nd Texas Legislature / Committee on State Affairs.
Subjects: Bribery | Campaign contributors | Conflicts of interest | Ethics | Financial disclosures | Lobbyists | Public Utility Commission of Texas |
Library Call Number: L1836.71 st29
Session: 71st R.S. (1989)
Online version: View report [71 pages  File size: 2,032 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 32.
2. To study the organization and management of the Public Utility Commission of Texas (coordinate with Governor's Task Force on PUC).
3. To study financial disclosure laws, including benefits for public officials and Chapter 305 of the Government Code.
Committee: House Charges Against Representative James E. Cox, Investigation, Special
Title: Hearings
Library Catalog Title: Hearing
Subjects: Bribery | Cox, James E. | Rules of the Texas House - Sanctions |
Library Call Number: L1801.9 IN8S 55/H.J. of Tex., 55th Leg. R.S. 3441 (1957)
Session: 55th R.S. (1957)
Online version: View report [233 pages  File size: 14,247 kb]
Charges: This report should address the charges below.
1. Conduct a prompt and full investigation of the charge made against James E. Cox, and report its findings at the earliest practicable time, together with its recommendations in connection therewith.
2. Investigate any matter brought to its attention through the testimony already given, or which may hereafter be given.
Committee: House Charges Against Representative James E. Cox, Investigation, Special
Title: Progress Report
Library Catalog Title: Progress report of the Investigating Committee appointed pursuant to H.S.R. no. 204
Subjects: Bribery | Cox, James E. | Rules of the Texas House - Sanctions |
Library Call Number: H.J. of Tex., 55th Leg. R.S. 938 (1957)
Session: 55th R.S. (1957)
Online version: View report [3 pages  File size: 118 kb]
Charges: This report should address the charges below.
1. Conduct a prompt and full investigation of the charge made against James E. Cox, and report its findings at the earliest practicable time, together with its recommendations in connection therewith.
2. Investigate any matter brought to its attention through the testimony already given, or which may hereafter be given.
Committee: House Charges Against Representative James E. Cox, Investigation, Special
Title: Report
Library Catalog Title: Final report of House Investigating Committee
Subjects: Bribery | Cox, James E. | Rules of the Texas House - Sanctions |
Library Call Number: H.J. of Tex., 55th Leg. R.S. 3369 (1957)
Session: 55th R.S. (1957)
Online version: View report [8 pages  File size: 375 kb]
Charges: This report should address the charges below.
1. Conduct a prompt and full investigation of the charge made against James E. Cox, and report its findings at the earliest practicable time, together with its recommendations in connection therewith.
2. Investigate any matter brought to its attention through the testimony already given, or which may hereafter be given.
Committee: Senate General Investigating
Title: Interim Report
Library Catalog Title: A report to the fifty-sixth Legislature pursuant to Senate Resolution no. 347
Subjects: Bribery | Comptroller of Public Accounts, Texas | Insurance Commissioner | Insurance industry | Insurance, Texas Department of | Insurance, Texas State Board of | Tax administration |
Library Call Number: L1836.55 IN8SG
Session: 55th R.S. (1957)
Online version: View report [252 pages  File size: 16,693 kb]
Charges: This report should address the charges below.
1. The committee shall continue the inquiries heretofore begun by the committee heretofore authorized and appointed, relative to law violations and the administration of all state laws and any of the matters pertaining to or affecting the revenues of the State government, and the expenditure of taxes, fees and assessments, and to inquire into any other affairs and activities of governmental departments and institutions of whatever kind and character, as such activities in any way affect the financial or other welfare of the government and the citizens of Texas. Said committee shall make a study of any other governmental activity, and shall have authority to investigate and inquire into any such matters.
2. Summarize the facts and evidence obtained in the Committee's investigation of transactions between the Estate Life Insurance Company of Amarillo and the Physicians Life Insurance Company Receivership, represented by the State Liquidator-Receiver, State Board of Insurance; the acceptance of a "gift" from the President of Estate Life by and Insurance Department employee representing the Liquidator; and the misappropriation of Receivership property by that employee. *
3. Investigate the affairs, operation and collapse of the ICT Insurance Company. *
4. Determine the validity of allegations that the Texas Insurance Department had failed to take action on an examination report which contained evidence of irregular conduct by certain officials of the Preferred Life Insurance Company. *
5. Make a detailed inquiry into the status and operational procedures of the State Liquidator-Receiver and the Liquidation Division, State Board of Insurance. *
6. Investigate allegations that the State Comptroller of Public Accounts was losing tax revenue due to lack of enforcement of tax laws, inefficient operations, violations of statutes, and ineffective tax laws. *
Supporting documents
Committee: Senate General Investigating
Title: ICT investigation exhibits.
Library Catalog Title: ICT investigation exhibits.
Library Call Number: L1836.55 IN8SIE
Session: 55th R.S. (1957)
Committee: House Houston Press Story, Investigation, Special
Title: Report
Library Catalog Title: Report of Committee Appointed to Make Certain Investigation Pursuant to H.S.R. no. 172.
Subjects: Bribery | Ethics |
Library Call Number: H.J. of Tex., 52nd Leg., R.S. 1889 (1951)
Session: 52nd R.S. (1951)
Online version: View report [4 pages  File size: 94 kb]
Charge: This report should address the charge below.
1. The Houston Press on Monday, April 9, displayed headlines and a front page "exclusive" story to the effect that a member of the "Texas House of Representatives has shaken down Harris county clubs for hundreds - and perhaps thousands of dollars with a promise to prevent the anti-slot machine bill from passing the Legislature --." Conduct immediately an investigation into all all of the alleged acts appearing in the story above referred to, as well as any other matters relating thereto.
Committee: House Charges Against Honorable J. E. McDonald, Commissioner of Agriculture, Special
Title: Report - Minority Report
Library Catalog Title: Minority report
Subjects: Agriculture, Texas Department of | Bribery | Government ethics | Nepotism |
Library Call Number: H.J. of Tex., 44th Leg., 1st C.S. 113 (1935)
Session: 44th R.S. (1935)
Online version: View report [16 pages  File size: 973 kb]
Charge: This report should address the charge below.
1. To hear evidence on the charges contained herein and to hear such other additional evidence as may be brought before said committee concerning these or any other charges of midfeasance or malfeasance in office on the part of J.E. McDonald, Commissioner of Agriculture of the State of Texas; and if, in the judgment of such committee, the facts warrant, to prepare Articles of Impeachment and to report same back to the House for such action as the House may desire to take.
Committee: House Charges Against Honorable J. E. McDonald, Commissioner of Agriculture, Special
Title: Report - Majority Report
Library Catalog Title: Majority report of the Committee appointed to investigate certain alleged irregularities in State Department of Agriculture
Subjects: Agriculture, Texas Department of | Bribery | Government ethics | Nepotism |
Library Call Number: H.J. of Tex., 44th Leg., 1st C.S. 290 (1935)
Session: 44th R.S. (1935)
Online version: View report [9 pages  File size: 283 kb]
Charge: This report should address the charge below.
1. To hear evidence on the charges contained herein and to hear such other additional evidence as may be brought before said committee concerning these or any other charges of midfeasance or malfeasance in office on the part of J.E. McDonald, Commissioner of Agriculture of the State of Texas; and if, in the judgment of such committee, the facts warrant, to prepare Articles of Impeachment and to report same back to the House for such action as the House may desire to take.
Committee: House Charges Against Honorable J.E. McDonald, Commissioner of Agriculture, Committee of the Whole House
Title: Report
Library Catalog Title: Proceedings
Subjects: Agriculture, Texas Department of | Bribery | Impeachment | Nepotism |
Library Call Number: H.J. of Tex., 44th Leg. 2nd C.S. 564 (1935)
Session: 44th R.S. (1935)
Online version: View report [184 pages  File size: 11,547 kb]
Charge: This report should address the charge below.
1. Consider the charges against Honorabel J.E. McDonald, Commissioner of Agriculture. *
Committee: House State Departments and Permanent School Fund, Special
Title: Report - State Departments
Library Catalog Title: Reports
Subjects: Agriculture Commissioner | Agriculture, Texas Department of | Barber Examiners, Texas State Board of | Bribery | Campaign funds | Government ethics | Government travel | Insurance Commissioner | Nepotism | State agencies | State employee political activities | State employees | Texas School for the Deaf | Tobacco taxes |
Library Call Number: H.J. of Tex., 44th Leg., R.S. 2564 (1935)
Session: 44th R.S. (1935)
Online version: View report [8 pages  File size: 442 kb]
Charge: This report should address the charge below.
1. Inquire into the manner in which State funds are expended and the purposes for which State funds are used by any all State departments and institutions; and it shall further be its duty to investigate fully the necessity for making appropriations for the maintenance of each and all of the State departments and institutions, and to that end to inquire into the affairs and activities of governmental departments and institutions of whatever character or kind, as such activities affect or relate to the financial or other welfare of the citizens of Texas.
Committee: House Appropriations Subcommittee on Selling State Jobs
Title: Report
Library Catalog Title: Report of the Committee in Regard to Selling State Jobs
Subjects: Animal Health Commission, Texas | Bribery |
Library Call Number: H.J. of Tex., 43rd Leg., 1st C.S. 679 (1933)
Session: 43rd R.S. (1933)
Online version: View report [5 pages  File size: 281 kb]
Charge: This report should address the charge below.
1. Investigate and inquire into the affairs and activities of the Livestock Sanitary Commission or any other governmental department of whatever kind or character of such activities as to the financial or other welfare of the citizens of Texas.
Supporting documents
Committee: House Appropriations Subcommittee on Selling State Jobs
Title: Testimony
Library Catalog Title: Testimony
Library Call Number: H.J. of Tex., 43rd Leg., 1st C.S. 811 (1933)
Session: 43rd R.S. (1933)
Online version: View document [130 pages  File size: 8,857 kb]
Committee: House Selling of State Jobs, Investigate Alleged
Title: Report
Library Catalog Title: Report of committee in regard to selling of state positions
Subjects: Bribery | Fraud | State employees |
Library Call Number: H.J. of Tex., 43rd Leg., 2nd C.S. 189 (1934)
Session: 43rd R.S. (1933)
Online version: View report [9 pages  File size: 407 kb]
Charge: This report should address the charge below.
1. Investigate and inquire into the affairs and activities of Live Stock Sanitary Commission, or any other governmental department of whatever kind or character, of such activities, as to the financial or other welfare of the citizens of Texas.
Committee: House Impeachment of Land Commissioner J.T. Robison
Title: Proceedings--pt. 1
Library Catalog Title: [Reports].
Subjects: Bribery | Fiscal management | Government ethics | Impeachment | Land Commissioner |
Library Call Number: H.J. of Tex., 41st Leg., 2nd C.S., App., 1 (1929)
Session: 41st R.S. (1929)
Online version: View report [231 pages  File size: 13,672 kb]
Charge: This report should address the charge below.
1. Impeachment proceedings for improper conduct of the affairs of the General Land Office including mishandling of the one-cent per acre fund accruing from the Reappraisement Act of 1925 and receiving certain gifts and gratuities.
Committee: House Impeachment of Land Commissioner J.T. Robison
Title: Proceedings--pt. 2
Library Catalog Title: [Reports].
Subjects: Bribery | Fiscal management | Government ethics | Impeachment | Land Commissioner |
Library Call Number: H.J. of Tex., 41st Leg., 2nd C.S., App., 232 (1929)
Session: 41st R.S. (1929)
Online version: View report [262 pages  File size: 16,768 kb]
Charge: This report should address the charge below.
1. Impeachment proceedings for improper conduct of the affairs of the General Land Office including mishandling of the one-cent per acre fund accruing from the Reappraisement Act of 1925 and receiving certain gifts and gratuities.
Supporting documents
Committee: House Impeachment of Land Commissioner J.T. Robison
Title: Report
Library Call Number: H.J. of Tex. 41st Leg. 2nd C.S. 36 (1929)
Session: 41st R.S. (1929)
Online version: View document [24 pages]
Committee: House Impeachment of Land Commissioner J.T. Robison
Title: Transcript, Testimony taken before the Committee of the Whole House in the matter of the investigation of the Hon. J.T. Robison, Commissioner of the General Land Office, June 10-27, 1929
Library Catalog Title: Minutes
Library Call Number: L1836.41 L229
Session: 41st R.S. (1929)
Online version: View document [506 pages  File size: 316,687 kb]
Committee: House Bribery Charges Against Representatives Dale and Moore, Investigation, Special
Title: Report
Library Catalog Title: Report of the Committee to Investigate Bribery Charges.
Subjects: Bribery | Dale, Francis A. | Impeachment | Moore, H.H. |
Library Call Number: H.J. of Tex., 40th Leg., R.S. 348 (1927)
Session: 40th R.S. (1927)
Online version: View report [16 pages  File size: 639 kb]
Charge: This report should address the charge below.
1. Conduct a prompt and full investigation of the charges so made against the said F.A. Dale and H.H. Moore, and report at the earliest practicable time to the House of Representatives, together with its recommendation.
Supporting documents
Committee: House Bribery Charges Against Representatives Dale and Moore, Investigation, Special
Title: Testimony
Library Catalog Title: Proceedings of the Investigating Committee of the House of Representatives regarding bribery charges against Messrs. F.A. Dale and H.H. Moore, members of the House of Representatives.
Library Call Number: H.J. of Tex., 40th Leg., R.S. 349 (1927)
Session: 40th R.S. (1927)
Online version: View document [84 pages  File size: 5,146 kb]
Committee: House Lobbying Activities, Investigation
Title: Report
Library Catalog Title: Report of the Committee to Investigate Certain Lobbying Charges.
Subjects: Bribery | Government ethics | Lobbyists |
Library Call Number: H.J. of Tex., 40th Leg., R.S. 670 (1927)
Session: 40th R.S. (1927)
Online version: View report [6 pages  File size: 199 kb]
Charge: This report should address the charge below.
1. Conduct a prompt and full investigation of the conduct of W.W. Chamberlin and report its findings to the House of Representatives, together with its recommendations.
Committee: House Charges Against the Legislature, Investigate
Title: Report
Library Catalog Title: Report of Investigating Committee on bribery charges.
Subjects: Bribery | Government ethics |
Library Call Number: H.J. of Tex., 38th Leg., 3rd C.S. 483 (1923)
Session: 38th R.S. (1923)
Online version: View report [2 pages]
Charge: This report should address the charge below.
1. To investigate charges of bribery and corrupt practices that may have influenced some members in the consideration of bills pending and report to the House the findings. *
Committee: House Prohibition Amendment Election held July 22, 1911, Investigate
Title: Part I
Library Catalog Title: Journal.
Subjects: Bribery | Election administration | Election fraud | Election laws | Prohibition |
Library Call Number: LAW-TEX 32ND LEG. 1ST C.S. 1911 V.2
Session: 32nd R.S. (1911)
Online version: View report [300 pages  File size: 19,520 kb]
Charges: This report should address the charges below.
1. Investigate and determine and report to the House whether there were any poll taxes illegally paid or receipts or exemption certificates illegally issued within this State, and, if so, how and by whom.
2. Investigate and determine and report to the House all violations and evasions of the election laws of this State, including the method and manner, and by whom.
3. Investigate and determine and report to the House whether money was corruptly and unlawfully used to influence the result of the election held July 22, 1911, and if so, how and by whom.
4. Investigate and determine and report to the House the amount of money used to influence the result of said election; the amount spent by a State, county, precinct headquarters or organization; the parties involved in the transaction; and how the money was used.
5. Investigate and determine whether or not a conspiracy or agreement was entered into by and between any persons or corporations to corrupt the electorate and debauch the ballot box.
6. Investigate all the charges heretofore referred to in the preamble of this resolution in so far as such investigation will elicit information which will enable the Legislature to amend and strengthen the present laws and pass new laws to detect and punish fraud, and preserve the purity of the ballot box.
7. Investigate whether there exists in this State an organization of any kind furnishing or expending money to improperly influence elections or legislation such as would contravene sound public policy, and what legislation may be necessary to remedy such evils.
Committee: House Prohibition Amendment Election held July 22, 1911, Investigate
Title: Part II
Subjects: Bribery | Election administration | Election fraud | Election laws | Prohibition |
Library Call Number: LAW-TEX 32ND LEG. 1ST C.S. 1911 V.2
Session: 32nd R.S. (1911)
Online version: View report [320 pages  File size: 21,253 kb]
Charges: This report should address the charges below.
1. Investigate and determine and report to the House whether there were any poll taxes illegally paid or receipts or exemption certificates illegally issued within this State, and, if so, how and by whom.
2. Investigate and determine and report to the House all violations and evasions of the election laws of this State, including the method and manner, and by whom.
3. Investigate and determine and report to the House whether money was corruptly and unlawfully used to influence the result of the election held July 22, 1911, and if so, how and by whom.
4. Investigate and determine and report to the House the amount of money used to influence the result of said election; the amount spent by a State, county, precinct headquarters or organization; the parties involved in the transaction; and how the money was used.
5. Investigate and determine whether or not a conspiracy or agreement was entered into by and between any persons or corporations to corrupt the electorate and debauch the ballot box.
6. Investigate all the charges heretofore referred to in the preamble of this resolution in so far as such investigation will elicit information which will enable the Legislature to amend and strengthen the present laws and pass new laws to detect and punish fraud, and preserve the purity of the ballot box.
7. Investigate whether there exists in this State an organization of any kind furnishing or expending money to improperly influence elections or legislation such as would contravene sound public policy, and what legislation may be necessary to remedy such evils.
Committee: House Prohibition Amendment Election held July 22, 1911, Investigate
Title: Part III
Library Catalog Title: Journal.
Subjects: Bribery | Election administration | Election fraud | Election laws | Prohibition |
Library Call Number: LAW-TEX 32ND LEG. 1ST C.S. 1911 V.2
Session: 32nd R.S. (1911)
Online version: View report [224 pages  File size: 14,216 kb]
Charges: This report should address the charges below.
1. Investigate and determine and report to the House whether there were any poll taxes illegally paid or receipts or exemption certificates illegally issued within this State, and, if so, how and by whom.
2. Investigate and determine and report to the House all violations and evasions of the election laws of this State, including the method and manner, and by whom.
3. Investigate and determine and report to the House whether money was corruptly and unlawfully used to influence the result of the election held July 22, 1911, and if so, how and by whom.
4. Investigate and determine and report to the House the amount of money used to influence the result of said election; the amount spent by a State, county, precinct headquarters or organization; the parties involved in the transaction; and how the money was used.
5. Investigate and determine whether or not a conspiracy or agreement was entered into by and between any persons or corporations to corrupt the electorate and debauch the ballot box.
6. Investigate all the charges heretofore referred to in the preamble of this resolution in so far as such investigation will elicit information which will enable the Legislature to amend and strengthen the present laws and pass new laws to detect and punish fraud, and preserve the purity of the ballot box.
7. Investigate whether there exists in this State an organization of any kind furnishing or expending money to improperly influence elections or legislation such as would contravene sound public policy, and what legislation may be necessary to remedy such evils.
Committee: House Bribery in Frost-O'Neal Case, Investigate
Title: Report - Majority
Library Catalog Title: Report of majority
Subjects: Bribery | Contested elections |
Library Call Number: H.J. of Tex., 24th Leg., R.S. 161 (1895)
Session: 24th R.S. (1895)
Online version: View report [2 pages  File size: 2,335 kb]
Charge: This report should address the charge below.
1. Investigate whether J.H. Davis, an attorney acting as counsel in the Frost vs. O'Neal contested election case is guilty of bribery. *
Committee: House Bribery in Frost-O'Neal Case, Investigate
Title: Report - Minority
Library Catalog Title: Minority report
Subjects: Bribery | Contested elections |
Library Call Number: H.J. of Tex., 24th Leg., R.S. 162 (1895)
Session: 24th R.S. (1895)
Online version: View report [2 pages  File size: 2,324 kb]
Charge: This report should address the charge below.
1. Investigate whether J.H. Davis, an attorney acting as counsel in the Frost vs. O'Neal contested election case is guilty of bribery. *
Supporting documents
Committee: House Bribery in Frost-O'Neal Case, Investigate
Title: Testimony
Library Catalog Title: Testimony
Library Call Number: H.J. of Tex., 24th Leg., R.S. 163 (1895)
Session: 24th R.S. (1895)
Online version: View document [38 pages  File size: 2,335 kb]
Committee: Senate Superintendent of Education
Title: Report - Majority Report
Library Catalog Title: [Report].
Subjects: Bribery | State government contracts | Superintendent of Public Instruction, Texas | Textbooks |
Library Call Number: S.J. of Tex., 12th Leg., Adj. 384 (1871)
Session: 12th Adjourned (1871)
Online version: View report [3 pages]
Charge: This report should address the charge below.
1. Investigate charges of misconduct by Superintendent of Education, J.C. DeGress. *
Committee: Senate Superintendent of Education
Title: Report - Minority Report
Library Catalog Title: [Report].
Subjects: Bribery | State government contracts | Superintendent of Public Instruction, Texas | Textbooks |
Library Call Number: S.J. of Tex., 12th Leg., Adj. 403 (1871)
Session: 12th Adjourned (1871)
Online version: View report [5 pages  File size: 2,253 kb]
Charge: This report should address the charge below.
1. Investigate charges of misconduct by Superintendent of Education, J.C. DeGress. *

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

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