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Committee: Senate Election Security, Select
Title: Interim Report
Subjects: Early voting | Election administration | Election fraud | Election laws | Election Systems & Software | Electoral College |
Library Call Number: L1836.85 EL25ss
Session: 85th R.S. (2017)
Online version: View report [22 pages]
Charge: This report should address the charge below.
1. In light of recent election irregularities in Texas, review voting security protocols as well as the responsibilities and duties of members of the Electoral College. Specifically, examine the use of electronic voting machines and paper ballots, voting fraud and disenfranchisement occurring inside nursing homes and assisted living facilities, outside interference and manipulation of elections, and the voting requirements of presidential electors. Make recommendations to safeguard the integrity of elections, ensure the confidentiality and security of voting records, and ensure the will of the people is reflected through their ballot and carried out through their presidential electors.
Committee: House Elections
Title: Interim Report
Library Catalog Title: House Committee on Elections, Texas House of Representatives interim report, 2006 : a report to the House of Representatives, 80th Texas Legislature
Subjects: E-mail | Election fraud | Election laws | Ethics Commission, Texas | Internet | Secretary of State, Texas | Voter registration | Voting by mail | Voting systems |
Library Call Number: L1836.79 El25he
Session: 79th R.S. (2005)
Online version: View report [62 pages  File size: 20,001 kb]
Charges: This report should address the charges below.
1. Monitor the continued implementation of the federal Help America Vote Act of 2002 (HAVA) by the Office of the Secretary of State, as major HAVA deadlines occur throughout 2006.
2. Examine the prevalence of fraud in Texas elections, considering prosecution rates and measures of prevention.
3. Examine the growing use of technology in campaigns and the administration of elections, and the need to recodify sections of the Texas Election Code to reflect our current practices.
4. Examine ways to improve the uniformity and efficiency of elections held by political subdivisions, particularly by exploring market practices for leasing voting equipment.
5. Monitor the agencies and programs under the committee's jurisdiction.
Committee: House Elections
Title: Interim Report
Library Catalog Title: House Committee on Elections, Texas House of Representatives interim report, 2004 : a report to the House of Representatives, 79th Texas Legislature
Subjects: Election laws | Ethics Commission, Texas | Provisional ballots | Secretary of State, Texas | Statutory revision | Voter registration | Voting systems |
Library Call Number: L1836.78 EL25he
Session: 78th R.S. (2003)
Online version: View report [25 pages  File size: 89 kb]
Charges: This report should address the charges below.
1. Review compliance with the provisions of the Federal Help America Vote Act (HAVA) and implementation through the Secretary of State's office of the legislation passed as issues surrounding HAVA become more settled.
2. Examine the risks, costs, benefits and efficiencies of the entire canon of Texas Election Law for an omnibus rewrite and recodification.
3. Monitor the Texas Ethics Commission rulemaking for the implementation of HB 1606, 78th Legislature, Regular Session.
4. Monitor the agencies and programs under the committee's jurisdiction.
Committee: Senate State Affairs
Title: Interim Report
Library Catalog Title: Interim report to the 79th Legislature
Subjects: Border health | Damage award caps | Election administration | Election laws | Employee Retirement Income Security Act of 1974 | Employees Retirement System of Texas | Health insurance | Liability insurance | Managed care | Medical liability insurance | Medically uninsured | Nursing homes | Patients' rights | Quality of care | Rural health care | State employee benefits | State mandated health insurance | Teacher health insurance | Teacher Retirement System of Texas | Tort reform | Voter registration | Voting systems |
Library Call Number: L1836.78 St29a
Session: 78th R.S. (2003)
Online version: View report [0 pages]
Charges: This report should address the charges below.
1. Study the implementation of changes made to the state group health insurance plans and identify additional cost-saving measures. Study the feasibility and practicality of offering health reimbursement accounts as an alternate health insurance plan for those insured in ERS, TRS, and university plans. Provide recommendations regarding whether the current method of administering these programs is in the best interest of the State of Texas and the various insured populations, or whether such programs might be more efficiently administered in another fashion.
2. Monitor the implementation of HB 1549, 78th Legislature, Regular Session, the Federal Help America Vote Act of 2002, to assure that Texas meets the criteria to secure the proposed federal funding. Make recommendations for statutory changes required to implement federal legislation and improve the efficiency of the process.
3. Study the implementation of SB 10, 78th Legislature, Regular Session, and SB 541, 78th Legislature, Regular Session, and make recommendations, as needed, to make health insurance more accessible, and affordable for all Texans.
4. Study the April 2003 United States Supreme Court decision in Kentucky Association of Health Plans v. Miller to determine its impact on Texas laws regulating health insurance plans under the Employee Retirement Income Security Act of 1974 (ERISA) and make recommendations to changes in state law to conform with recent federal court decisions.
5. Study the reimbursement methodology of health care plans operating in Texas for out-of-network claims, specifically focusing upon the reimbursement of usual and customary charges, and make recommendations on how to improve their effectiveness. The study and recommendations should encompass all plans, including those participating in Texas Medicaid managed care program and should consider federal and state laws as well as Health & Human Services Commission rules relating to the reimbursement of out-of-network claims.
6. Study the implementation of HB 4, 78th Legislature, Regular Session, and Proposition 12 in achieving lower medical malpractice rates and providing more access to affordable health care. Monitor and report on trends in medical malpractice insurance rates and the effect of tort reform on access to health care and provider shortages in certain regions, particularly along the Border.
7. Study and report on the affordability, reasonableness, and impact of mandatory liability insurance on the nursing home industry. Assess and report on the effects of the admissibility of quality reports.
Supporting documents
Committee: Senate State Affairs
Title: April 7, 2003 Transcript, Senate State Affairs Committee, House Bill 4, 78th Legislature.
Library Catalog Title: Minutes
Library Call Number: L1803.9 ST29 78T
Session: 78th R.S. (2003)
Online version: View document [141 pages  File size: 17,254 kb]
Committee: Senate State Affairs
Title: April 10, 2003 Transcript, Senate State Affairs Committee, House Bill 4, 78th Legislature.
Library Catalog Title: Minutes
Library Call Number: L1803.9 ST29 78T
Session: 78th R.S. (2003)
Online version: View document [116 pages  File size: 14,484 kb]
Committee: Senate State Affairs
Title: April 14, 2003 Transcript, Senate State Affairs Committee, House Bill 4, 78th Legislature.
Library Catalog Title: Minutes
Library Call Number: L1803.9 ST29 78T
Session: 78th R.S. (2003)
Online version: View document [138 pages  File size: 17,902 kb]
Committee: Senate State Affairs
Title: April 15, 2003 Transcript, Senate State Affairs Committee, House Bill 4, 78th Legislature.
Library Catalog Title: Minutes
Library Call Number: L1803.9 ST29 78T
Session: 78th R.S. (2003)
Online version: View document [126 pages  File size: 16,600 kb]
Committee: Senate State Affairs
Title: April 16, 2003 Transcript, Senate State Affairs Committee, House Bill 4, 78th Legislature.
Library Catalog Title: Minutes
Library Call Number: L1803.9 ST29 78T
Session: 78th R.S. (2003)
Online version: View document [148 pages  File size: 18,902 kb]
Committee: Senate State Affairs
Title: April 22, 2003 Transcript, Senate State Affairs Committee, House Bill 4, 78th Legislature.
Library Catalog Title: Minutes
Library Call Number: L1803.9 ST29 78T
Session: 78th R.S. (2003)
Online version: View document [106 pages  File size: 13,317 kb]
Committee: Senate State Affairs
Title: April 30, 2003 Transcript, Senate State Affairs Committee, House Bill 4, 78th Legislature.
Library Catalog Title: Minutes
Library Call Number: L1803.9 ST29 78T
Session: 78th R.S. (2003)
Online version: View document [6 pages  File size: 733 kb]
Committee: Senate State Affairs
Title: May 5, 2003 Transcript, Senate State Affairs Committee, House Bill 4, 78th Legislature.
Library Catalog Title: Minutes
Library Call Number: L1803.9 ST29 78T
Session: 78th R.S. (2003)
Online version: View document [107 pages  File size: 13,692 kb]
Committee: Senate State Affairs
Title: May 6, 2003 Transcript, Senate State Affairs Committee, House Bill 4, 78th Legislature.
Library Catalog Title: Minutes
Library Call Number: L1803.9 ST29 78T
Session: 78th R.S. (2003)
Online version: View document [51 pages  File size: 6,403 kb]
Committee: Senate State Affairs
Title: May 7, 2003 Transcript, Senate State Affairs Committee, House Bill 4, 78th Legislature.
Library Catalog Title: Minutes
Library Call Number: L1803.9 ST29 78T
Session: 78th R.S. (2003)
Online version: View document [102 pages  File size: 12,765 kb]
Committee: Senate State Affairs
Title: May 13, 2003 Transcript, Senate State Affairs Committee, House Bill 4, 78th Legislature.
Library Catalog Title: Minutes
Library Call Number: L1803.9 ST29 78T
Session: 78th R.S. (2003)
Online version: View document [83 pages  File size: 9,164 kb]
Committee: Senate State Affairs
Title: May 16, 2003 Transcript, Senate State Affairs Committee, House Bill 4, 78th Legislature.
Library Catalog Title: Minutes
Library Call Number: L1803.9 ST29 78T
Session: 78th R.S. (2003)
Online version: View document [40 pages  File size: 4,729 kb]
Committee: Senate State Affairs
Title: June 1, 2003 Transcript, Senate State Affairs Committee, House Bill 4, 78th Legislature.
Library Catalog Title: Minutes
Library Call Number: L1803.9 ST29 78T
Session: 78th R.S. (2003)
Online version: View document [15 pages  File size: 1,795 kb]
Committee: Joint Election Code Revision
Title: Interim Report
Library Catalog Title: Report of the Texas Election Code Revision Commission to the 66th Legislature of Texas.
Subjects: Election laws | Statutory revision |
Library Call Number: E1688.8 R299
Session: 65th R.S. (1977)
Online version: View report [17 pages  File size: 615 kb]
Charge: This report should address the charge below.
1. Cause to be prepared a proposed draft of a complete revision of the present Texas Election Code, in a format complying with the rules which have been adopted for implementation of the statutory revision program authorized by Chapter 448, Acts of the 58th Legislature, 1963 (Article 5429b-1, Vernon's Texas Civil Statutes). The commission is authorized to incorporate into the draft any changes (including substantive changes) which it its opinion are needed to eliminate conflicts within the code itself of between the code and other statutes of the state, to clarify vague and ambiguous provisions in the code, or to improve the elective processes and procedures which are regulated by the code.
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]
Committee: Senate Election Law Study
Title: Interim Report
Library Catalog Title: A report to the Senate of the 63rd Legislature of the Texas Election Code / by the Senate Election Law Study Committee.
Subjects: Election laws | Statutory revision |
Library Call Number: L1836.62 el25c
Session: 62nd R.S. (1971)
Online version: View report [17 pages  File size: 604 kb]
Charge: This report should address the charge below.
1. Make a complete study of the Texas Election Code, giving emphasis to voter registration practices and procedures, and shall report its findings and recommendations not less than ninety days before the convening of the 63rd Legislature.
Committee: House Election Code
Title: Interim Report
Library Catalog Title: Report / of the interim House Election Code Committee to the 62nd Legislature of Texas.
Subjects: Election laws | Statutory revision |
Library Call Number: L1836.61 el25
Session: 61st R.S. (1969)
Online version: View report [6 pages  File size: 309 kb]
Charge: This report should address the charge below.
1. Make a thorough study of the Texas Election Code.
Committee: Senate Election Law
Title: Interim Report
Library Catalog Title: A report to the Senate of the 62nd Legislature of the Texas election code study / by the Senate Election Law Study Committee.
Subjects: Election laws | Voter registration |
Library Call Number: L1836.61 el255
Session: 61st R.S. (1969)
Online version: View report [16 pages  File size: 602 kb]
Charge: This report should address the charge below.
1. The 59th Legislature created the Election Law Study Committee and directed it to make a comprehensive study of the Texas Election Code toward the end of eliminating conflicts, ambiguities, and inadequacies. Said Study Committee completed its work and reported its findings and recommendations to the 61st Legislature, and certain of the recommendations were enacted into law. There remain certain conflicts, ambiguities, and inadequacies which need further study and revision, particularly in the area of voter registration.
Committee: House Election Code
Title: Interim Report
Library Catalog Title: To the Texas House of Representatives, 61st Legislature of Texas.
Subjects: Election laws | Voter registration | Write-in voting |
Library Call Number: L1836.60 el25
Session: 60th R.S. (1967)
Online version: View report [5 pages  File size: 215 kb]
Charge: This report should address the charge below.
1. Make a complete study of the Texas Election Code.
Supporting documents
Committee: House Election Code
Title: Transcript, September 27, 1968, Dallas
Library Catalog Title: Minutes
Library Call Number: L1836.60 EL25H 9/27
Session: 60th R.S. (1967)
Online version: View document [145 pages  File size: 167,831 kb]
Committee: Joint Election Law
Title: Interim Report
Library Catalog Title: Report / of the Texas Election Law Study Committee to the 60th Legislature of Texas.
Subjects: Election laws | Statutory revision |
Library Call Number: L1836.59 el25
Session: 59th R.S. (1965)
Online version: View report [278 pages  File size: 8,117 kb]
Charge: This report should address the charge below.
1. Make a complete study of the Texas Election Code, with any amendments thereto by the 59th Legislature, and shall report its findings and recommendations not less than ninety (90) days before the convening of the 60th Legislature.
Supporting documents
Committee: Joint Election Law
Title: Election Law Study Committee subcommittee report.
Library Catalog Title: Election Law Study Committee subcommittee report.
Library Call Number: L1836.59 el25s
Session: 59th R.S. (1965)
Committee: Joint Election Law
Title: Suggestions for changes in the Texas election laws, received by the Election Law Study Committee created by S.C.R. no. 58, 59th Legislature, regular session.
Library Catalog Title: Suggestions for changes in the Texas election laws, received by the Election Law Study Committee created by S.C.R. no. 58, 59th Legislature, regular session.
Library Call Number: L1836.59 el25c 1966
Session: 59th R.S. (1965)
Online version: View document [107 pages  File size: 3,500 kb]
Committee: Joint Election Law
Title: Suggestions for changes in the Texas election laws, received by the Election Law Study Committee created by S.C.R. no. 58, 59th Legislature, regular session.
Library Catalog Title: Suggestions for changes in the Texas election laws, received by the Election Law Study Committee created by S.C.R. no. 58, 59th Legislature, regular session.
Library Call Number: L1836.59 el25c 1966 sup
Session: 59th R.S. (1965)
Online version: View document [32 pages  File size: 1,256 kb]
Committee: Joint Election Law
Title: Report
Library Catalog Title: Report of the Election Law Study Committee to the 58th Legislature of Texas : created by S.C.R. no. 30, 57th Legislature of Texas, regular session, 1961.
Subjects: Election laws | Statutory revision |
Library Call Number: L1836.57 el25
Session: 57th R.S. (1961)
Online version: View report [266 pages  File size: 14,634 kb]
Charge: This report should address the charge below.
1. The Election Law Study Committee shall make a complete study of the Texas Election Code, with any amendments thereto by the 57th Legislature, and shall report its findings and recommendations not less than ninety days before the convening of the 58th Legislature.
Supporting documents
Committee: Joint Election Law
Title: Suggestions for changes
Library Catalog Title: Suggestions for changes in the Texas election laws received by Election Law Study Committee created by S.C.R. no. 30, 57th Legislature, regular session, 1961.
Library Call Number: L1836.57 el25s
Session: 57th R.S. (1961)
Committee: Joint Election Law
Title: Report
Library Catalog Title: Report of the Administrative Subcommittee of the Election Law Study Committee : created by S.C.R. no. 30, 57th Legislature of Texas regular session, 1961.
Library Call Number: L1836.57 el25a
Session: 57th R.S. (1961)
Committee: Joint Election Laws Study, Special
Title: Report
Library Catalog Title: Report of Committee to Study the Election Laws of the State.
Subjects: Election laws | Statutory revision |
Library Call Number: L1836.51 EL25/S.J. of Tex., 51st Leg., R.S. 953 (1949)
Session: 51st R.S. (1949)
Online version: View report [6 pages  File size: 234 kb]
Charge: This report should address the charge below.
1. Provide suggestions and revisions to the election laws of the State of Texas in the form of a bill. *
Committee: House Prohibition Amendment Election held July 22, 1911, Investigate
Title: Part I
Library Catalog Title: Journal.
Subjects: Bribery | Election administration | Election fraud | Election laws | Prohibition |
Library Call Number: LAW-TEX 32ND LEG. 1ST C.S. 1911 V.2
Session: 32nd R.S. (1911)
Online version: View report [300 pages  File size: 19,520 kb]
Charges: This report should address the charges below.
1. Investigate and determine and report to the House whether there were any poll taxes illegally paid or receipts or exemption certificates illegally issued within this State, and, if so, how and by whom.
2. Investigate and determine and report to the House all violations and evasions of the election laws of this State, including the method and manner, and by whom.
3. Investigate and determine and report to the House whether money was corruptly and unlawfully used to influence the result of the election held July 22, 1911, and if so, how and by whom.
4. Investigate and determine and report to the House the amount of money used to influence the result of said election; the amount spent by a State, county, precinct headquarters or organization; the parties involved in the transaction; and how the money was used.
5. Investigate and determine whether or not a conspiracy or agreement was entered into by and between any persons or corporations to corrupt the electorate and debauch the ballot box.
6. Investigate all the charges heretofore referred to in the preamble of this resolution in so far as such investigation will elicit information which will enable the Legislature to amend and strengthen the present laws and pass new laws to detect and punish fraud, and preserve the purity of the ballot box.
7. Investigate whether there exists in this State an organization of any kind furnishing or expending money to improperly influence elections or legislation such as would contravene sound public policy, and what legislation may be necessary to remedy such evils.
Committee: House Prohibition Amendment Election held July 22, 1911, Investigate
Title: Part II
Subjects: Bribery | Election administration | Election fraud | Election laws | Prohibition |
Library Call Number: LAW-TEX 32ND LEG. 1ST C.S. 1911 V.2
Session: 32nd R.S. (1911)
Online version: View report [320 pages  File size: 21,253 kb]
Charges: This report should address the charges below.
1. Investigate and determine and report to the House whether there were any poll taxes illegally paid or receipts or exemption certificates illegally issued within this State, and, if so, how and by whom.
2. Investigate and determine and report to the House all violations and evasions of the election laws of this State, including the method and manner, and by whom.
3. Investigate and determine and report to the House whether money was corruptly and unlawfully used to influence the result of the election held July 22, 1911, and if so, how and by whom.
4. Investigate and determine and report to the House the amount of money used to influence the result of said election; the amount spent by a State, county, precinct headquarters or organization; the parties involved in the transaction; and how the money was used.
5. Investigate and determine whether or not a conspiracy or agreement was entered into by and between any persons or corporations to corrupt the electorate and debauch the ballot box.
6. Investigate all the charges heretofore referred to in the preamble of this resolution in so far as such investigation will elicit information which will enable the Legislature to amend and strengthen the present laws and pass new laws to detect and punish fraud, and preserve the purity of the ballot box.
7. Investigate whether there exists in this State an organization of any kind furnishing or expending money to improperly influence elections or legislation such as would contravene sound public policy, and what legislation may be necessary to remedy such evils.
Committee: House Prohibition Amendment Election held July 22, 1911, Investigate
Title: Part III
Library Catalog Title: Journal.
Subjects: Bribery | Election administration | Election fraud | Election laws | Prohibition |
Library Call Number: LAW-TEX 32ND LEG. 1ST C.S. 1911 V.2
Session: 32nd R.S. (1911)
Online version: View report [224 pages  File size: 14,216 kb]
Charges: This report should address the charges below.
1. Investigate and determine and report to the House whether there were any poll taxes illegally paid or receipts or exemption certificates illegally issued within this State, and, if so, how and by whom.
2. Investigate and determine and report to the House all violations and evasions of the election laws of this State, including the method and manner, and by whom.
3. Investigate and determine and report to the House whether money was corruptly and unlawfully used to influence the result of the election held July 22, 1911, and if so, how and by whom.
4. Investigate and determine and report to the House the amount of money used to influence the result of said election; the amount spent by a State, county, precinct headquarters or organization; the parties involved in the transaction; and how the money was used.
5. Investigate and determine whether or not a conspiracy or agreement was entered into by and between any persons or corporations to corrupt the electorate and debauch the ballot box.
6. Investigate all the charges heretofore referred to in the preamble of this resolution in so far as such investigation will elicit information which will enable the Legislature to amend and strengthen the present laws and pass new laws to detect and punish fraud, and preserve the purity of the ballot box.
7. Investigate whether there exists in this State an organization of any kind furnishing or expending money to improperly influence elections or legislation such as would contravene sound public policy, and what legislation may be necessary to remedy such evils.
Committee: House Election Law Enrollment, Investigate, Special
Title: Report
Library Catalog Title: Report of Special Committee.
Subjects: Election laws | Legislative process |
Library Call Number: H.J. of Tex., 29th Leg., 2nd C.S. 119 (1906)
Session: 29th R.S. (1905)
Online version: View report [45 pages  File size: 3,648 kb]
Charge: This report should address the charge below.
1. In order to address charges of fraud, investigate the enrollment of HB 8, 29th Legislature, 1st Called Session, Section 120, ascertain the cause of error in the enrollment of the Election Law, and report findings to the House. *

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

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