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6 Document(s) [ Subject: Computers ]

Committee: House State Affairs
Title: Interim Report
Subjects: Broadband technology | Cable telecommunications providers | Comptroller of Public Accounts campaigns and elections | Computer networks | Computers | Council on Competitive Government | Electric Reliability Council of Texas | Electric utilities | Electricity supplies | Environmental Protection Agency, U.S. | Health and Human Services Commission, Texas | Information Resources, Texas Department of | Mercury | Occupational licenses | Privatization | Public Utility Commission of Texas | Railroad Commission of Texas | Rules and regulations | State agencies | State government contracts | State land | State purchasing | Texas Facilities Commission | Transboundary pollution |
Library Call Number: L1836.82 St29h
Session: 82nd R.S. (2011)
Online version: View report [78 pages]
Charges: This report should address the charges below.
1. Examine the issue of resource adequacy in the Texas electricity market, federal and state interventions in the marketplace that may be negatively impacting future adequacy, and the best way to maintain resource adequacy.
2. Examine whether current law ensures broadband provider access to an electric cooperative's utility poles and facilities pursuant to reasonable, cost-based, and nondiscriminatory rates, terms, and conditions. Study methods for improving access to electric cooperative utility poles to reduce unnecessary costs and delays for the delivery of broadband service to Texas consumers.
3. Examine areas of potential privatization of state services in an effort to achieve a higher level of service and greater efficiency for Texas taxpayers. (Joint with the House Committee on Government Efficiency & Reform)
4. Identify inefficiencies in the regulation of public utilities in order to minimize the cost of regulation to consumers.
5. Examine methods of cloud computing technology to streamline agency operations and generate greater efficiencies for more cost-effective operations. (Joint with the House Committee on Technology)
6. Examine state agency rulemaking and consider ways to improve procedural efficiencies and public transparency, and to better inform policymakers as to their use, purpose, and cost-effectiveness, including an examination of the financial and other impacts such regulations have on both the license holder and the public. (Joint with the House Committee on Government Efficiency & Reform)
7. Monitor the agencies and programs under the committee's jurisdiction, including the implementation of SB 1048 regarding public-private partnerships on state-owned property.
8. Study how businesses seeking to provide goods or services to the state interact with state agencies. Consider whether additional procedures are needed to ensure that goods and services obtained by the state are the best value. Determine whether additional disclosure and reporting requirements are necessary to ensure transparency, accountability, and to promote ethical business practices.
Committee: House Automatic Data Processing in State Government
Title: Interim Report
Library Catalog Title: Report of the House Interim Committee on the Utilization of Automatic Data Processing in State Government.
Subjects: Computers | Computers and government | Databases |
Library Call Number: L1836.61 au82
Session: 61st R.S. (1969)
Online version: View report [8 pages  File size: 281 kb]
Charges: This report should address the charges below.
1. Study the proper utilization of automatic data processing in State Government, and see if more capitalization of this equipment would be more economical.
2. Examine the current usage of all electronic data processing equipment including transmission of data from one location to another. The Committee shall seek the advice of State agencies as well as private industry and may examine the experience and practices of State governments in other states, private industry and the Federal Government, and report its findings and recommendations to the 62nd Legislature.
Supporting documents
Committee: House Automatic Data Processing in State Government
Title: Transcripts, Volume 1, December 18-19, 1969; January 8-9 and April 2-3, 1970; including committee roster and witness lists
Library Catalog Title: Minutes
Library Call Number: L1836.61 AU82M V. 1
Session: 61st R.S. (1969)
Online version: View document [459 pages  File size: 166,741 kb]
Committee: House Automatic Data Processing in State Government
Title: Transcripts, Volume 2, April 30-May 1, August 14, and October 2, 1970; including committee roster and witness lists
Library Catalog Title: Minutes
Library Call Number: L1836.61 AU82M V. 2
Session: 61st R.S. (1969)
Online version: View document [239 pages  File size: 105,816 kb]
Committee: House Automatic Data Processing in State Government
Title: Proposed actions to achieve the maximum utilization of electronic data processing and communication technology in the state of Texas
Library Catalog Title: Proposed actions to achieve the maximum utilization of electronic data processing and communication technology in the state of Texas / prepared for the Senate Committee on ADP.
Library Call Number: L1836.61 C739
Session: 61st R.S. (1969)
Committee: Senate Cost of Government
Title: Report
Library Catalog Title: A report to the Senate of the 58th Legislature, state of Texas / by the Senate Cost of Government Study Committee.
Subjects: Computers | Juvenile justice system | Prison labor | State government | State hospitals |
Library Call Number: L1836.57 c832
Session: 57th R.S. (1961)
Online version: View report [76 pages  File size: 3,309 kb]
Charge: This report should address the charge below.
1. That said Committee shall be charged with the responsibility of determining any and all ways and means of eliminating waste and extravagances in Texas State Government operations; developing management procedures and patterns in the various State departments, agencies and institutions whereby State services authorized by law may be the most economically and efficiently rendered to the people of this state; and reporting on these and other matters contributing to the general objective of this resolution to the Senate at such times and in such manner as it may deem desirable.

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