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Committee: House Redistricting
Title: Interim Report
Library Catalog Title: Interim report of the Senate Committee on Redistricting and the House Committee on Redistricting.
Subjects: Census Bureau, U.S. | Census on Population 2000 | Congressional redistricting | Education, Texas State Board of | Redistricting | Texas Legislative Council | Voting Rights Act |
Library Call Number: L1836.76 r248
Session: 76th R.S. (1999)
Online version: View report [125 pages  File size: 7,269 kb]
Charges: This report should address the charges below.
1. Gather information regarding the existence and location of communities of interest to be considered in the creation of legislative, congressional and state board of education districts.
2. Monitor related federal developments, including those affecting the conduct of the 2000 federal census and enforcement of the Voting Rights Act.
3. Coordinate with the Texas Legislative Council the development of software applications and support services relating to redistricting for the 77th Legislature.
4. Conduct public hearings in appropriate locations to obtain public input on all issues relating to the redistricting of legislative, congressional, and State Board of Education districts following the release of the federal census in 2001.
Committee: Senate Redistricting
Title: Interim Report
Library Catalog Title: Interim report of the Senate Committee on Redistricting and the House Committee on Redistricting.
Subjects: Redistricting | Voting Rights Act |
Library Call Number: L1836.76 r248
Session: 76th R.S. (1999)
Online version: View report [125 pages  File size: 7,269 kb]
Charge: This report should address the charge below.
1. Conduct public hearings to gather information from communities throughout Texas regarding the process of redrawing state and federal political boundaries to create fair, compact and contiguous districts which respect the requirements of the Voting Rights Act. *
Committee: House Elections
Title: Interim report
Library Catalog Title: House Committee on Elections, Texas House of Representatives interim report, 1998 : a report to the House of Representatives, 76th Texas Legislature.
Subjects: Campaign contributors | Campaign finance reform | Campaign funds | Early voting | Election fraud | Elections | Political advertising | Soft money | State officials' campaign contributions | Voter registration | Voting Rights Act |
Library Call Number: L1836.75 el25he
Session: 75th R.S. (1997)
Online version: View report [45 pages  File size: 2,287 kb]
Charges: This report should address the charges below.
1. Determine the feasibility of gaining Texas' release from requirements to pre-clear all changes in state and local election law under the U.S. Voting Rights Act.
2. Examine and evaluate the role of financial contributions in campaigns for election to state offices. Identify practices or trends that may be detrimental to the public interest and study ways to eliminate or reverse those trends. (Joint with House Committee on State Affairs)
3. Conduct active oversight of agencies under the committee's jurisdiction, and monitor implementation of major elections-related legislation passed by the 75th Legislature.
Committee: House Elections
Title: Interim report
Library Catalog Title: Committee on Elections, Texas House of Representatives interim report, 1996 : a report to the House of Representatives, 75th Texas Legislature.
Subjects: Campaign finance reform | Early voting | Election fraud | Elections | Ethics Commission, Texas | Judicial campaign contributions | Judicial elections | Judicial selection | Justice, U.S. Department of | Legislative process | Primary elections | Voter registration | Voting by mail | Voting Rights Act |
Library Call Number: L1836.74 el25he
Session: 74th R.S. (1995)
Online version: View report [34 pages  File size: 1,562 kb]
Charges: This report should address the charges below.
1. Study how the State of Texas can be removed from the U.S. Justice Department's enforcement of the Voting Rights Act.
2. Study problems associated with early voting by mail.
3. Review election legislation that passed the House, but died in the Senate during the 74th Regular Session, specifically HB 483, 74th Legislature, Regular Session; HB 1859, 74th Legislature, Regular Session; HB 2239, 74th Legislature, Regular Session; HB 2241, 74th Legislature, Regular Session; and HB 2243, 74th Legislature, Regular Session.
4. Study the feasibility of moving the primary election date. Consider not holding a separate presidential primary.
5. Conduct active oversight of agencies and programs under the committee's jurisdiction, including the implementation of the 1995 Judicial Campaign Fairness Act.
Committee: House Elections
Title: Interim report
Library Catalog Title: Interim report to the 69th Texas Legislature / Texas House of Representatives, Committee on Elections.
Subjects: Elections | Felonies | Voter registration | Voter turnout | Voters | Voting Rights Act |
Library Call Number: L1836.68 el25
Session: 68th R.S. (1983)
Online version: View report [43 pages  File size: 1,449 kb]
Charges: This report should address the charges below.
1. To monitor all activities and have budget oversight responsibilities for those agencies, boards and commissions as listed in Rule 3, Section 8.
2. To study the recent extension of the federal Voting Rights Act and the effect on elections in Texas.
3. To review the administration, financing and organizations of voter registration and voter outreach.
4. To study the implementation of mandatory joint elections for political subdivisions and the possibility of uniform election dates.
5. To study the procedure for restoring voting rights to persons previously convicted of a felony.
Committee: House Elections
Title: Interim Report
Library Catalog Title: Report of the Committee on Elections, Texas House of Representatives, 64th Legislature.
Subjects: Election administration | Election laws | Primary elections | Punch-card ballots | Secretary of State, Texas | Statutory revision | Voting Rights Act | Voting systems |
Library Call Number: L1836.64 el25
Session: 64th R.S. (1975)
Online version: View report [323 pages  File size: 14,552 kb]
Charges: This report should address the charges below.
1. Review the Texas Election Code and Article VI of the Texas Constitution to identify sections which unclear, invalid or outdated. Make recommendations for improving state election laws. *
2. Study the use of electronic voting systems; review problems with punch card systems, including management failures, technical difficulties, and ballots with unclear or unreadable markings. Assess the adequacy of provisions to prevent election fraud. *
3. Study proposals to streamline the local election process by creating a system of county election administrators. *
4. Recommend provisions for inclusion in a presidential preference primary election system. *
5. Review the Secretary of State's request for appropriations above the level recommended by the Legislative Budget Board. *
6. Study the impact of the federal Voting Rights Act on Texas and its political subdivisions. *
Supporting documents
Committee: House Elections
Title: A guide to complying with H.B. 4, Acts of the 64th Legislature.
Library Catalog Title: A guide to complying with H.B. 4, Acts of the 64th Legislature / prepared by Committee on Elections, Texas House of Representatives.
Library Call Number: L1836.64 el25g
Session: 64th R.S. (1975)
Committee: House Elections
Title: Index
Library Catalog Title: Minutes
Library Call Number: L1801.9 EL25HE 63
Session: 64th R.S. (1975)
Online version: View document [9 pages]

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

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