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8 Document(s) [ Subject: Charities ]

Committee: House General Investigating and Ethics
Title: Interim Report
Subjects: Campaign finance and expenditure reports | Charities | Conflicts of interest | Disaster relief | Employee benefits | Ethics Commission, Texas | Federal funds | Financial disclosures | Gifts and donations | Government ethics | Government travel | Hurricane Harvey | Judicial campaigns | Lobbyists | Penalties and sentences (Criminal justice) | State agencies | State employee benefits | State employees |
Library Call Number: L1836.85 G286
Session: 85th R.S. (2017)
Online version: View report [64 pages]
Charges: This report should address the charges below.
1. Maintain oversight of federal, state, local, and charitable funds spent in response to Hurricane Harvey. Investigate instances of waste, fraud, or abuse involving such funds. Ensure that the State of Texas is maximizing federal disaster aid.
2. Review conflict of interest laws governing public officers and employees to ensure that such laws are adequate to maintain the public’s confidence in government decision-making. Review personal financial statement requirements to ensure that the public has sufficient information on the private financial interests of public officers.
3. Review criminal penalties under Chapter 305, Government Code (registration of lobbyists) and recommend improvements to maintain the integrity of legislative and administrative processes.
4. Examine the Judicial Campaign Fairness Act and identify opportunities to improve the Act.
5. Review procedures and processes used at the Texas Ethics Commission. Identify ways to resolve complaints more efficiently.
6. Examine employment policies and practices at state agencies relating to the hiring of individuals who were terminated from employment with another state agency for misconduct.
7. Review the implementation of S.B. 73 (85R) relating to leave policies and procedures for state employees.
8. Examine laws and policies regulating travel by state agency officials to ensure that travel expenditures are in the best interest of the state.
9. Investigate the use of state agency resources to participate in trade associations and groups funded by industries regulated by the agency.
10. Monitor the agencies and programs under the Committee’s jurisdiction and oversee the implementation of relevant legislation passed by the 85th Legislature.
Committee: Joint Review the Texas Lottery and Texas Lottery Commission
Title: Interim Report
Subjects: Bingo | Charities | Gambling | Lottery Commission, Texas | Texas Lottery |
Library Call Number: L1836.83 L917
Session: 83rd R.S. (2013)
Online version: View report [27 pages]
Charge: This report should address the charge below.
1. Study charitable bingo and the distribution of charitable bingo revenue; study the elimination of the state lottery.
Committee: House Foundations
Title: Interim Report
Library Catalog Title: Report / of the Foundations Committee of the Texas House of Representatives.
Subjects: Charities | Nonprofit organizations |
Library Call Number: L1836.61 f822
Session: 61st R.S. (1969)
Online version: View report [32 pages  File size: 2,115 kb]
Charge: This report should address the charge below.
1. Determining abuses, if any, in the ownership of controlling stock interests of corporate entities and financial institutions and possible conflicts of interests of their trustees in that regard.
Supporting documents
Committee: House Foundations
Title: Transcript, March 4, 1970
Library Catalog Title: Minutes
Library Call Number: L1836.61 F822M 3/4/70
Session: 61st R.S. (1969)
Online version: View document [34 pages  File size: 27,118 kb]
Committee: House Foundations
Title: Transcript, May 21, 1970, Houston
Library Catalog Title: Minutes
Library Call Number: L1836.61 F822M 5/21
Session: 61st R.S. (1969)
Online version: View document [28 pages  File size: 18,518 kb]
Committee: House Foundations
Title: Transcript, June 30, 1970, Austin
Library Catalog Title: Minutes
Library Call Number: L1836.61 F822M 6/30
Session: 61st R.S. (1969)
Online version: View document [15 pages  File size: 24,298 kb]
Committee: House Foundations
Title: Transcript, July 30, 1970, Austin
Library Catalog Title: Minutes
Library Call Number: L1836.61 F118M 7/30
Session: 61st R.S. (1969)
Online version: View document [76 pages  File size: 121,697 kb]
Committee: House Foundations
Title: Testimony of Roy M. Cohn before Foundations Study Committee, Texas House of Representatives, October 16, 1970.
Library Catalog Title: Minutes
Library Call Number: L1836.61 F822C
Session: 61st R.S. (1969)
Online version: View document [46 pages  File size: 52,970 kb]

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