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Texas Senate
 
Senate Committee on Government Organization
NOTE: This is archived committee information from the 78th Legislative Session.

Committee Information

CHAIR
Rodney Ellis

VICE-CHAIR
Jane Nelson

MEMBERS
John Carona
Mario Gallegos, Jr
Chris Harris
Mike Jackson
John Whitmire

 

CLERK:
Andrea Hinckson

TEL:
(512) 463-1818

Reports

The following reports are available for download:

Interim Charges

  • Study consolidation of those agencies related to the arts, cultural, and library services; consolidation of certain agricultural-related agencies; and consolidation of certain licensing agencies or their administrative functions.
  • Study the management of state assets and leases, including real estate, leased space, inventory and other assets by the General Land Office, the Texas Building and Procurement Commission, as well as other agencies. Explore and make recommendations on the possible use of sale-leaseback opportunities for properties that the state now owns. Review allegations of theft of state property and make recommendations on enhancing security of state assets.
  • Review the use of inventory management in transportation and other programs. Explore the cost efficiencies and economic benefits of co-locating agencies in small, mid-size, and large cities around the State.
  • Study the effectiveness and make recommendations on improving debt collection strategies across all state programs and the identification of uncollectible state receivables.