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Committee: Senate Open Government, Select
Title: Interim Report
Subjects: Attorney General opinions | Electronic security | Email | Historical records | Open records requests and decisions | Public Information Act, Texas | Records management |
Library Call Number: L1836.82 Op2
Session: 82nd R.S. (2011)
Online version: View report [22 pages]
Charges: This report should address the charges below.
1. Evaluate the need for revisions to the Public Information Act to address changes in the performance of public functions and make recommendations for changes. Specifically, consider the following:
  • the use of new technologies and future technological advances as relates to the creation of public information;
  • the extent to which the Public Information Act impacts third-party contractors with state and local government;
  • the need to codify or clarify existing Attorney General opinions.
2. Examine the effectiveness of security measures used to protect electronic information held by state agencies and make recommendations for enhancing security, if needed.
3. Review record retention policies for state and local governments and make recommendations for improvements to record retention schedules and policies, including e-­mail retention and archiving requirements. Consider the benefits and disadvantages of creating a uniform record retention policy.
4. Study ways to define and address frivolous and/or overly-burdensome open records requests. Include an analysis of appropriate cost recovery by governmental entities for expenses and time related to responding to requests, while ensuring the public has adequate access to public information.
Committee: House Home Builders' Association, Investigating
Title: Report
Library Catalog Title: Report of Investigating Committee for the Home Builders' Association.
Subjects: Attorney General opinions | Bankruptcy | Financial investments | Gambling | Securities fraud |
Library Call Number: H.J. of Tex., 38th Leg., 2nd C.S. 778 (1923)
Session: 38th R.S. (1923)
Online version: View report [7 pages  File size: 476 kb]
Charges: This report should address the charges below.
1. To investigate and determine the conduct of all parties for the 21,000 contract holders within the State of Texas. *
2. Make a report the to Second Called Session. If the committee does not have sufficient time to make the necessary investigation it shall continue its labors after adjournment and until all of the matters have been addressed. *
3. If investigation shall discover any violation of the law on the part of any person connected in any matter whatsoever with the management, conduct and operation of the United Home Builders of America is shall make a report of the facts to the district attorney or county district attorney having jurisdiction and also to the grand jury of the county or counties if the grand jury is in session. *
Supporting documents
Committee: House Home Builders' Association, Investigating
Title: Transcript, In Re Investigation of United Home Builders of America, Supplement to House Journal, May 13-15, 1923
Library Catalog Title: Minutes
Library Call Number: L1836.38 UN3
Session: 38th R.S. (1923)
Online version: View document [159 pages  File size: 75,780 kb]

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

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