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3 Document(s) [ Subject: Music ]

Committee: House Business and Industry
Title: Interim Report
Library Catalog Title: House Committee on Business & Industry, Texas House of Representatives interim report, 2008 : a report to the House of Representatives, 81st Texas Legislature
Subjects: Copyright | Electronic security | Film industry | Identity theft | Illegal video recordings | Music | Public information | Publishers and publishing | Workers' compensation |
Library Call Number: L1836.80 B964
Session: 80th R.S. (2007)
Online version: View report [69 pages  File size: 7,294 kb]
Charges: This report should address the charges below.
1. Study the problem of identity theft and the impact of legislation enacted in recent legislative sessions. Examine the problem of electronic data breaches, as well as the feasibility of requiring periodic destruction of records for businesses and state entities to limit exposure to identity theft. Examine the issue of personal information contained in publicly available government records. Recommend any legislative changes needed to combat the problem.
2. Study Articles 2 and 2A of the Uniform Commercial Code (UCC) and consider amending Chapters 2 and 2A of the Business and Commerce Code to conform with recent amendments to the UCC.
3. Study the original purposes, development, and the current need for the Subsequent Injury Fund and determine whether this fund should be continued or altered.
4. Study the problem of digital piracy and make recommendations for legislative changes to address the problem facing move producers and distributors, retailers, book publishers, the music industry, universities, and other copyright holders of creative content. This review should include an examination of the impact on state and local government sales tax revenues.
5. Monitor the Texas workers' compensation system, and the continued implementation of the reforms of HB 7, 79th Legislature, Regular Session, by the Texas Department of Insurance and other state agencies. Specifically evaluate the recent decision by the Texas Supreme Court in Entergy v. Summers in terms of its impact on the system. (Joint Interim Charge with the House Committee on Insurance.)
6. Monitor the agencies and programs under the committee's jurisdiction.
Committee: Joint State Song
Title: Report
Library Catalog Title: Report of Song Committee.
Subjects: Music | Official designations |
Library Call Number: S.J. of Tex., 40th Leg., 1st C.S. 484 (1927)/H.J. of Tex., 40th Leg., 1st C
Session: 40th R.S. (1927)
Online version: View report [7 pages  File size: 130 kb]
Charge: This report should address the charge below.
1. Select one of the six songs submitted by the special committee from the 39th Legislature as the state song or reopen the selection process and to recommend the Legislature adopt this committee's selected song as the state song. *
Committee: Joint State Song, Investigate
Title: Report
Library Catalog Title: Report of Committee to Select State Song.
Subjects: Music | Official designations |
Library Call Number: H.J. of Tex., 39th Leg., R.S. 1873 (1925)
Session: 39th R.S. (1925)
Online version: View report [4 pages  File size: 179 kb]
Charge: This report should address the charge below.
1. Consider all of the songs that have been submitted and make a recommendation for a state song. *

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

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