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[  Session(s): all  Chamber =  Both  Bill Type = all    Subjects =  ETHICS COMMISSION, STATE ]

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HB 761 72-0 (1991) Author: Eckels, Robert | et. al. Relating to ethics and accountability in state government, to the composition, powers, and duties of the State Ethics Commission, to expenditures made to influence legislation or administrative action, to the filing of personal financial statements, to the receipt of certain compensation, and to political contributions and expenditures; making an appropriation; and providing civil and criminal penalties. House: State Affairs Left pending in subcommittee
HB 1450 68-0 (1983) Author: Glossbrenner, Ernestine Relating to the creation of the State Ethics Commission; providing a penalty. House: State Affairs Referred to subcommittee
HJR 74 68-0 (1983) Author: McWilliams, Jim Proposing a constitutional amendment requiring the State Ethics Commission to determine amounts of compensation and allowance for members of the legislature. House: State Affairs Placed on daily Constitutional Amendments Calendar
HB 1715 67-0 (1981) Author: Glossbrenner, Ernestine Relating to the creation of a State Ethics Commission. pref. no. 65. House: State Affairs Comm. report printed & sent to Comm. on Local & Consent Cal.
SB 993 67-0 (1981) Author: Truan, Carlos Relating to the creation of the State Ethics Commission; providing a penalty. Senate: State Affairs No action taken
HB 762 64-0 (1975) Author: Washington, Craig Relating to the creation, organization, powers, duties, and procedures of the State Ethics Commission. House: State Affairs Referred to subcommittee
HB 85 63-0 (1973) Author: Clark, Jim Declaring a policy for a standards of ethics for members of the House of Representatives and Senate, legislative officers or employees, elected or appointed state officers, and judges; establishing standards of conduct; creating a State Ethics Commission; requiring reporting a campaign financial contributions; requiring full, public disclosure of all sources of income, debts, holdings of members, officers and judges and their immediate families; requiring legislative agents to register with the Ethics Commission and submit certain information to the comission; prescribing standards of conduct for legislative agents; declaring violations and penalties for legislative agents; declaring powers and duties of the Ethics Commission; declaring findings and disposition of cases brought before Ethics Commission members; declaring violations and penalties; providing for appeals; providing that other remedies not be prejudiced; repealing certain other acts; providing for severability and declaring an emergency. House: State Affairs Subcommittee hearing notice posted
SB 15 63-0 (1973) Author: Kothmann, Glenn Declaring a policy for a standard of ethics for members of the House of Representatives and Senate, legislative officers or employees, elected or appointed state officers, and judges; establishing standards of conduct; creating a State Ethics Commission; requiring reporting of campaign financial contributions; requiring full, public disclosure of all sources of income, debts, holdings of members, officers and judges and their immediate families; declaring powers and duties of the Ethics Commission; declaring findings and disposition of cases brought before the Ethics Commission; declaring the confidential nature of certain matters of the Ethics Commission; establishing compensation for Ethics Commission members; declaring violations and penalties; providing for appeals; providing that other remedies not be prejudiced; providing for severability. Senate: Jurisprudence Sent to subcommittee
HJR 18 62-0 (1971) Author: Nugent, James E. | et. al. Proposing an amendment to Article III, Section 24 of the Texas Constitution to establish a commission to set rules of ethics for legislators and state officers and employees, and to prescribe compensation for legislators.
HJR 96 62-0 (1971) Author: Jones, Grant | et. al.
Sponsor: Hall, Ralph
Proposing an amendment to establish a commission to set rules of ethics and rules for filing of financial statements for Legislators, State officers and officers of the Legislature and to recommend improvements and economy in the Legislative process.
SB 86 62-0 (1971) Author: Hall, Ralph | et. al. Relating to establishing standards of conduct of legislators, other elected officials, and officers of State agencies in the area of possible conflict between their private interests and official duties, establishing penalties for malfeasance, establishing a State Ethics Committee.
SJR 15 62-0 (1971) Author: Kennard, Don | et. al.
Sponsor: Nugent, James E.
Proposing an amendment to the Texas Constitution to establish a commission to set rules of ethics for legislators and state officers and employees of the legislature and to prescribe compensation for legislators, the Lieutenant Governor, and the Speaker of the House.
HJR 27 61-0 (1969) Author: Shannon, Jr., Joe Relating to proposing a constitutional amendment to establish a commission to set rules of ethics for state officers and employees and to prescribe compensation for legislators.

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