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Senate Committee on Open Government - 83rd R.S. (2013)

Committee Members
Rodney Ellis, Chair
Wendy Davis, Vice Chair
Brandon Creighton
Jane Nelson
Kel Seliger
Tommy Williams
Charges
• Review the Texas Public Information Act to ensure that access to public records and information by the public remains fully transparent, but that governmental entities have the authority to protect the privacy interests of citizens, including primary and higher education students, from improper public disclosure.
• Review and make recommendations on improving the transparency of information available on state websites regarding state expenditures, reports, and contracts, including a comparison of how similar information is provided by other states.

Note:
Senator Brandon Creighton appointed 9/4/2014 (Appointment letter, Lieutenant Governor David Dewhurst, 9/4/2014).

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