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15 Document(s) [ Subject: State Auditor's Office, Texas ]

Committee: Senate State Affairs
Title: Charge 2 Devolution in the state
Library Catalog Title: Senate Committee on State Affairs report to the 77th Legislature : charge 2, studying the impact of devolution on the state.
Subjects: Aging and Disability Services, Texas Department of | Federal funds | Federal government | Health, Texas Department of | Housing and Community Affairs, Texas Department of | Human Services, Texas Department of | Natural Resource Conservation Commission, Texas | State agencies | State Auditor's Office, Texas | Workforce Commission, Texas |
Library Call Number: L1836.76 st29a 2
Session: 76th R.S. (1999)
Online version: View report [93 pages  File size: 3,705 kb]
Charge: This report should address the charge below.
1. Study the impact of devolution and other federal streamlining and efficiency efforts on major state agencies, including full-time equivalent employee (FTE) increases, major programmatic changes, and administrative costs to the state. The Committee shall also study conflicts and overlaps among agencies resulting from federally devolved functions and responsibilities. The Committee shall coordinate study of this issue with the Committee on Finance. The final preparation of the report will be the responsibility of the State Affairs Committee.
Committee: Senate Finance
Title: Interim report
Library Catalog Title: Recommendations to the Senate Finance Committee
Subjects: Consultants | State agencies | State agency budgets | State agency mandated reports | State Auditor's Office, Texas | State employees |
Library Call Number: L1836.75 f49/75scrs art. 4,5
Session: 75th R.S. (1997)
Online version: View report [32 pages  File size: 1,392 kb]
Charges: This report should address the charges below.
1. Each Finance Subcommittee shall for agencies within its jurisdiction as enumerated in the FY'98-99 Budget (Appropriations Bill, HB 1) report.
2. Evaluate the usefulness of the agencies' performance measures.
3. Analyze the agencies' accuracy in reporting on performance measures.
4. Evaluate agencies' budgets and identify reasons for differences in budget requests and appropriated amounts.
5. Examine the history of agencies' unexpended balances and the causes for those balances.
6. Evaluate agencies' caseload, population or enrollment forecast methods.
7. Monitor agencies' responses to State Auditor reports;
8. Analyze agencies' line-item strategies and determine if they are essential to and reflective of the agencies' missions;
9. Review increases and decreases in the number of agencies' full- or part-time employees and use of consultant/contract individuals; and
Committee: Senate Jurisprudence
Title: Interim report
Library Catalog Title: Interim report to the 76th Legislature.
Subjects: Appellate courts | Attorneys | Court congestion | Court costs and fees | Fines | Judicial campaign contributions | Judicial districts | Judicial Districts Board | Judicial selection | Juries | Jury duty | Redistricting | State Auditor's Office, Texas |
Library Call Number: L1836.75 j979
Session: 75th R.S. (1997)
Online version: View report [90 pages  File size: 4,360 kb]
Charges: This report should address the charges below.
1. Study the selection of judges in the state courts as well as the statutory county courts-at-law and probate courts, and make recommendations for any legislative action. The committee should consider the report made to the 75th Legislature by the Texas Commission on Judicial Efficiency and legislation introduced during the 75th Legislature.
2. Study and evaluate the process of judicial districting with emphasis on the intermediate level of courts in Texas and, if necessary, make recommendations for any legislative action.
3. Review any reports made by the Texas State Auditor regarding the court system and efficiency of the courts which may be issued prior to the 76th Legislature, and consider whether legislative action is needed.
4. Study the costs assessed on parties filing civil lawsuits and appeals in district, county and appellate courts and evaluate whether those costs are unreasonable or overly burdensome. The Committee should review relevant legislation introduced during the 1997 regular session.
5. Evaluate the collection efforts of criminal fines imposed by the courts to determine how courts, court clerks, community supervision departments, the Division of Paroles in the Department of Criminal Justice, and the Board of Pardons and Paroles may enhance collection efforts. If improvement in collection efforts is needed, the Committee should make recommendations. A review of other states' methods may be conducted.
6. Review ways to improve service on juries and service by jurors. The committee should consider the work of the task force created by the Texas Supreme Court to study the jury system in Texas, as well as review the results of any similar studies which have taken place or are presently taking place in other states.
7. Review the legal duties of attorneys and guardians in the negotiation and settlement of their client's civil claims. The Committee should consider whether current law and regulations ensure that clients' interests are protected and promote the efficient and effective resolution of claims. The Committee may make recommendations, if necessary, for legislative action.
Committee: Senate Economic Development
Title: Interim report - Economic development incentives
Library Catalog Title: Interim report on economic development incentives.
Subjects: Comptroller of Public Accounts, Texas | Enterprise zone programs | Property taxes | Sales taxes | School districts | State Auditor's Office, Texas | Tax incentives | Tax increment reinvestment zones |
Library Call Number: L1836.74 ec74
Session: 74th R.S. (1995)
Online version: View report [222 pages  File size: 9,205 kb]
Charge: This report should address the charge below.
1. Review and make recommendations regarding the cost benefit analysis or other evaluation reports performed by the Comptroller of Public Accounts and the State Auditor on the tax abatement program, enterprise zone program or other state financial incentive programs.
Supporting documents
Committee: Senate Economic Development
Title: Interim Report - Efficiency of tax abatements; a report prepared for the Economic Development Committee
Library Catalog Title: The efficiency of tax abatement in the market for jobs : a report / prepared for the Senate Economic Development Committee by James W. Henderson and Thomas M. Kelly.
Library Call Number: L1836.74 ec74t
Session: 74th R.S. (1995)
Committee: House Public Education
Title: Interim report
Library Catalog Title: Committee on Public Education, Texas House of Representatives interim report, 1996 : a report to the House of Representatives, 75th Texas Legislature.
Subjects: Education | Education Agency, Texas | Educational accountability | School districts | School finance | State Auditor's Office, Texas | Statutory revision | Teacher salaries |
Library Call Number: L1836.74 ed83h
Session: 74th R.S. (1995)
Online version: View report [71 pages  File size: 2,933 kb]
Charges: This report should address the charges below.
1. Monitor implementation and effects of the recodification of the Education Code by the 74th Legislature.
2. Study the possibility of providing incentive pay to teachers in inner-city and low-performing districts.
3. Review the accuracy of the key accountability and reporting systems used by state leaders to assess and assure school performance.
4. Assess the extent to which authority for key decisions is devolving to the local level and the extent to which local policy-makers are exercising options to innovate.
5. Conduct active oversight of agencies under the committee's jurisdiction.
Committee: Joint Legislative Audit, Special
Title: Interim Report
Library Catalog Title: Report of Legislative Audit Committee of the 50th Legislature.
Subjects: State Auditor's Office, Texas |
Library Call Number: A2700.3 L524 1949 / S.J. of Tex., 51st Leg., R.S. 393 (1949)
Session: 50th R.S. (1947)
Online version: View report [5 pages  File size: 202 kb]
Charge: This report should address the charge below.
1. Appoint a State Auditor and oversee the work of the State Auditor. *
Committee: Joint Legislative Audit, Special
Title: Interim Report
Library Catalog Title: Report to the ... Legislature
Subjects: State Auditor's Office, Texas |
Library Call Number: A2700.3 L524 1947
Session: 49th R.S. (1945)
Online version: View report [8 pages  File size: 416 kb]
Charge: This report should address the charge below.
1. Appoint a State Auditor and oversee the work of the State Auditor. *
Committee: Joint Legislative Audit, Special
Title: Interim Report
Library Catalog Title: Report of Legislative Audit Committee
Subjects: State Auditor's Office, Texas |
Library Call Number: A2700.3 L524 1945 / S.J. of Tex., 49th Leg. R.S. 71 (1945)
Session: 48th R.S. (1943)
Online version: View report [4 pages  File size: 138 kb]
Charge: This report should address the charge below.
1. Appoint an investigator of all custodians of public funds, disbursing agents, and personnel of departments, the title of such officer to be State Auditor.
Committee: Joint General Land Office Investigation
Title: Report
Library Catalog Title: Special Committee report
Subjects: General Land Office | Government ethics | Land Commissioner | Land vacancy claims | Mineral rights | Permanent School Fund, Texas | Permanent University Fund | State Auditor's Office, Texas | State land |
Library Call Number: S.J. of Tex., 41st Leg., 1st C.S. 322 (1929)/L1836.41 L229R
Session: 41st R.S. (1929)
Online version: View report [6 pages]
Charge: This report should address the charge below.
1. Conduct investigation of General Land Office concerning all patents, leases, and sales of public domain and investigate every action of the Commissioner of the General Land Office. *
Supporting documents
Committee: Joint General Land Office Investigation
Title: Miscellaneous exhibits: Charges against J.T. Robison, Commissioner of the General Land Office, resolutions, correspondence (Robison election expense reports, public lands, reevaluations under acts of 1913 and 1925, lawsuit in Travis County, land records)
Library Catalog Title: Minutes
Library Call Number: L1836.41 L229M
Session: 41st R.S. (1929)
Online version: View document [92 pages  File size: 32,739 kb]
Committee: Joint General Land Office Investigation
Title: Ernst & Ernst Examination
Library Catalog Title: Revaluations under Act of 1913
Library Call Number: L1836.41 L229S 1913
Session: 41st R.S. (1929)
Committee: Joint General Land Office Investigation
Title: Ernst & Ernst Examination
Library Catalog Title: One cent expense fund
Library Call Number: L1836.41 L229SO
Session: 41st R.S. (1929)
Committee: Joint General Land Office Investigation
Title: Ernst & Ernst Examiniation
Library Catalog Title: Revaluations under Act of 1925-26
Library Call Number: L1836.41 L229S 1925-6
Session: 41st R.S. (1929)
Committee: Joint General Land Office Investigation
Title: Report of Investigation of the General Land Office, as provided for in S.C.R. No. 4; Transcripts, February 7-March 12, 1929
Library Catalog Title: Minutes
Library Call Number: L1836.41 L229R
Session: 41st R.S. (1929)
Online version: View document [1016 pages  File size: 418,546 kb]

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

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