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6 Document(s) [ Subject: Historical records ]

Committee: Senate Open Government
Title: Interim Report
Subjects: Attorney General opinions | E-mail | Electronic security | Historical records | Open records requests and decisions | Public Information Act, Texas | Records management |
Library Call Number: L1836.82 Op2
Session: 82nd R.S. (2011)
Online version: View report [22 pages]
Charges: This report should address the charges below.
1. Evaluate the need for revisions to the Public Information Act to address changes in the performance of public functions and make recommendations for changes. Specifically, consider the following:
  • the use of new technologies and future technological advances as relates to the creation of public information;
  • the extent to which the Public Information Act impacts third-party contractors with state and local government;
  • the need to codify or clarify existing Attorney General opinions.
2. Examine the effectiveness of security measures used to protect electronic information held by state agencies and make recommendations for enhancing security, if needed.
3. Review record retention policies for state and local governments and make recommendations for improvements to record retention schedules and policies, including e-­mail retention and archiving requirements. Consider the benefits and disadvantages of creating a uniform record retention policy.
4. Study ways to define and address frivolous and/or overly-burdensome open records requests. Include an analysis of appropriate cost recovery by governmental entities for expenses and time related to responding to requests, while ensuring the public has adequate access to public information.
Committee: House Judiciary
Title: Interim Report
Library Catalog Title: Report of the Committee on Judiciary, House of Representatives, State of Texas, 67th Legislature.
Subjects: At-risk youth | Child custody | Child support | Courts | Historical records | Judicial Conduct, State Commission on | Juvenile crime | Juvenile justice system | Kidnapping | Open Meetings Act, Texas | Records management | Rules of evidence | Runaway children | Statutory revision | Truancy | Visitation rights |
Library Call Number: L1836.67 j898
Session: 67th R.S. (1981)
Online version: View report [124 pages  File size: 3,598 kb]
Charges: This report should address the charges below.
1. Study Title II, Subtitle A and Title III of the Family Code, with a view toward recommendations modifying and expanding the statutes, including but not limited to: (a) parental kidnapping; (b) the disposition of juvenile cases (c) special issued in suits affecting the parent-child relationship; (d) mandatory requirements for court interpreters; and (e) grandparent visitation.
2. Study the preservation of records of the courts of appeal and district courts.
3. Study the rules of evidence for civil cases.
4. Review the hearing and investigative processes of the Judicial Conduct Commission.
5. Review the general rules of venue.
6. Study the Open Meetings Act to determine if changes are necessary to make the Act more effective.
Committee: House Capitol Basement, Inspect
Title: Report
Library Catalog Title: Report of Committee to Inspect Basement of Capitol.
Subjects: Historical records | Texas State Capitol |
Library Call Number: H.J. of Tex., 33rd Leg., R.S. 136 (1913)
Session: 33rd R.S. (1913)
Online version: View report [2 pages  File size: 82 kb]
Charge: This report should address the charge below.
1. Carefully inspect the rooms in the basement of the Capitol for conditions endangering the safety of the building and the lives of its occupants.
Committee: House Comptroller Documents, Investigate
Title: Report
Library Catalog Title: Relative to the condition of documents in the basement of Comptroller's Office.
Subjects: Comptroller of Public Accounts, Texas | Historical records | Texas State Capitol |
Library Call Number: H.J. of Tex., 32nd Leg., R.S. 514 (1911)
Session: 32nd R.S. (1911)
Online version: View report [4 pages  File size: 165 kb]
Charge: This report should address the charge below.
1. Investigate the condition of the papers and documents in the basement of the Capitol belonging to the Comptroller's Department.
Committee: Senate Senate Journal Printing Costs
Title: Report
Library Catalog Title: Special Committee report
Subjects: Historical records |
Library Call Number: S.J. of Tex., 31st Leg., 1st C.S. 316 (1909)
Session: 31st R.S. (1909)
Online version: View report [3 pages  File size: 685 kb]
Charge: This report should address the charge below.
1. Investigate cost of printing Senate Journals for both regular and called sessions of the Senate. *
Committee: Joint Fire Protection of State Buildings
Title: Report
Library Catalog Title: [Report].
Subjects: Austin, Texas | Fire fighting equipment | Fire prevention | Firefighters | Historical records | Texas State Capitol |
Library Call Number: S.J. of Tex., 12th Leg., Adj. 212 (1871)
Session: 12th Adjourned (1871)
Online version: View report [2 pages  File size: 62,689 kb]
Charge: This report should address the charge below.
1. Adopt measures for protection of public state buildings, archives, records, etc. against fire. *

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

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