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Committee: Senate Administration
Title: Interim Report
Subjects: e-government | Electronic security | Records management | Senate Committee on Administration | Senate, Texas State | Social networking websites | State Preservation Board | Texas Legislature Online |
Library Call Number: L1836.82 Ad85
Session: 82nd R.S. (2011)
Online version: View report [12 pages]
Charges: This report should address the charges below.
1. Continue to develop and implement cost efficiencies in the structure and operation of Senate offices and committees. Make recommendations for improving office functions and procedures and for enhancing services to Senators, the Lieutenant Governor, and members of the public.
2. Review the online legislative resources available to the Legislature and the public, and make recommendations to enhance availability and transparency of governmental information. Ensure that any recommendations include safeguards to make certain that only reliable and appropriate resource information and official public documents are made available, that official documents are not readily manipulated by external entities, and that any information is maintained in a manner consistent with records retention requirements.
3. Monitor the implementation of legislation addressed by the Senate Committee on Administration, 82nd Legislature, Regular and Called Sessions, and make recommendations for any legislation needed to improve, enhance, and/or complete implementation.
Committee: Senate Administration
Title: Interim Report
Library Catalog Title: Interim report to the 82nd Legislature
Subjects: Legislative process | Rules of the Texas Senate | Senate, Texas State | State agency budgets |
Library Call Number: L1836.81 Ad65
Session: 81st R.S. (2009)
Online version: View report [16 pages  File size: 963 kb]
Charges: This report should address the charges below.
1. Review the constitutional provision that prohibits the Senate from hearing nonemergency legislation within the first 60 days of the Session. Review options for enhancing the efficiency of Senate operations and reducing the requirement to allow for increased time to consider and debate legislation.
2. Study opportunities to save paper, costs and production times on Session-related printings, interim committee report printings, newsletters, form printings and other heavy paper-use activities within the Senate. Conduct a survey of all Senate offices to determine whether electronic delivery of committee printings, house amendments and conference committee reports would be preferred to manual delivery of printings. Consider other factors as necessary, including accuracy of official documents, budget savings, time sensitivity, ease of distribution, notification of availability and end-user preferences for session printings.
3. Review the Senate budget and identify ways to reduce costs over the next budget cycle.
4. Monitor the implementation of legislation addressed by the Senate Committee on Administration, 81 st Legislature, Regular and Called Sessions, and make recommendations for any legislation needed to improve, enhance, and/or complete implementation.
Committee: Senate Administration
Title: Interim report
Library Catalog Title: Senate Committee on Administration report on technology for the 75th Legislature.
Subjects: High technology | Legislative process | Senate, Texas State |
Library Call Number: L1836.74 t226
Session: 74th R.S. (1995)
Online version: View report [195 pages  File size: 6,456 kb]
Charges: This report should address the charges below.
1. Study the current use of technology by the Texas Senate and conduct a needs assessment to identify further use of appropriate technologies.
2. Review the use of technology by legislative bodies in other states and identify model systems that would be of benefit to the Texas Senate.
3. Make recommendations on the application of technology to the legislative process including Senate floor functions.
4. Make recommendations regarding the use of technology to support the members of the Senate in fulfilling their responsibilities.
Supporting documents
Committee: Senate Administration
Title: Preliminary technology working papers, Texas Legislative Council, November 6, 1995; Vision 2000; Current Senate computer services provided by TLC, September 1995; and DIR, Senate Administration Committee information resources review, October 1995
Library Catalog Title: Minutes
Library Call Number: L1803.9 AD65 74
Session: 74th R.S. (1995)
Online version: View document [225 pages  File size: 5,507 kb]
Committee: Senate Tobin's Book Store Account
Title: Report
Library Catalog Title: Special Committee Report
Subjects: Senate, Texas State |
Library Call Number: S.J. of Tex., 31st Leg., 1st C.S. 167 (1909)
Session: 31st R.S. (1909)
Online version: View report [4 pages  File size: 120 kb]
Charge: This report should address the charge below.
1. Investigate account and arrive at amount due and recommend Finance Committee provide in deficiency bill payment for account due. *

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

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