|Library Catalog Title:||To the speaker and members of the Texas House of Representatives, 67th Legislature : report of the / Committee on Appropriations, Texas House of Reprentatives, 66th Legislature.|
|Subjects:||Border issues | Federal funds | State agencies | State agency budgets | Vocational education ||
|Library Call Number:||L1836.66 ap65|
|Session:||66th R.S. (1979)|
|Online version:||View report [29 pages File size: 949 kb]|
|Charges:||This report should address the charges below.|
|1.||Review the State's allocation of federal funds in terms of the amounts and the processes by which they flow into the State; make projections of future allocations and recommend a distribution formula which would eliminate fiscal discrimination between states and/or regions of states.|
|2.||Review and study issues associated with agency efficiency, including: the space needs of state agencies in conjunction with currently approved construction projects to determine what, if any, additional construction is needed to create a cost-beneficial utilization of space; the feasibility of state agencies using temporary help rather than employing permanent employees; whether a cost savings would result if state agencies utilized telephone communication extensively in lieu of travel to promote efficiency in government services; and whether the most efficient use is being made of tax dollars to produce state publications.|
|3.||Study and review agency operations, including: the method of acquisition or lease of computer equipment purchased by the state and determine what improvements could be made to the reviews by the State Auditor; the need for adjustment to fee revenues; and the current state policy regarding compensation of members of boards and commissions.|
|4.||Undertake oversight functions for all agencies not considered by other substantive committees of the House of Representatives.|
|5.||Study the availability of vocational and technical education programs in the border region. *|
* This represents an abstract of the report contents. Charge text is incomplete or unavailable.
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