Government Transparency & Operation Committee

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Committee info:

  • Clerk:
  • Teri Avery
  • Room:
  • EXT E2.206
  • Phone:
  • (512) 463-0903

Committee Members

Chair

House Member Rep. Elkins

Rep. Elkins,
Gary

Vice Chair

House Member Rep. Capriglione

Rep. Capriglione,
Giovanni

 

House Member Rep. Gonzales

Rep. Gonzales,
Larry

 

House Member Rep. Lucio III

Rep. Lucio III,
Eddie

 

House Member Rep. Shaheen

Rep. Shaheen,
Matt

 

House Member Rep. Tinderholt

Rep. Tinderholt,
Tony

 

House Member Rep. Uresti

Rep. Uresti,
Tomas

Jurisdiction:

       Sec. 15.  GOVERNMENT TRANSPARENCY AND OPERATION. The
  committee shall have seven members, with jurisdiction over all
  matters pertaining to:
               (1)  the organization, operation, powers, regulations,
  and management of state departments, agencies, institutions, and
  advisory committees;
               (2)  elimination of inefficiencies in the provision of
  state services;
               (3)  open government matters, including open records
  and open meetings;
               (4)  advances in science and technology, including
  telecommunications, electronic technology, or automated data
  processing, by state agencies, including institutions of higher
  education;
               (5)  the promotion within the state of an advance
  described by Subdivision (4);
               (6)  cooperation between the state or a local
  governmental entity and the scientific and technological
  community, including private businesses, institutions of higher
  education, and federal governmental laboratories;
               (7)  cybersecurity; and
               (8)  the Texas Emerging Technology Fund Advisory
  Committee and the Sunset Advisory Commission.