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Senate Committee on Economic Development - 76th R.S. (1999)

Committee: Senate Economic Development
Title: Interim Report - 9-1-1 emergency
Library Catalog Title: Interim report to the 77th Texas Legislature / Senate Committee on Economic Development, Subcommittee on State 9-1-1 Emergency Communications.
Subjects: 911 emergency telephone service | Cellular telephones |
Library Call Number: L1836.76 ec74e
Session: 76th R.S. (1999)
Online version: View report [20 pages  File size: 535 kb]
Charge: This report should address the charge below.
1. Study any needed changes to create a more efficient, cost effective and reliable 9-1-1 emergency communications system, including the development and implementation of wireless 9-1-1. The Committee shall hold joint hearings with the Committee on Intergovernmental Relations on this charge. Final preparation of the report shall be the responsibility of the Economic Development Committee.
Committee: Senate Economic Development
Title: Interim Report - Business financing
Library Catalog Title: Interim report to the 77th Texas Legislature / Senate Committee on Economic Development, Subcommittee on Private Sector Business Financing.
Subjects: Business loans | Economic development | Tax credits |
Library Call Number: L1836.76 ec74b
Session: 76th R.S. (1999)
Online version: View report [65 pages  File size: 1,188 kb]
Charge: This report should address the charge below.
1. Study trends relating to the availability of private sector business financing in an effort to find ways to promote entrepreneurship, job creation and economic development in Texas. The Committee shall make recommendations to facilitate access to private sector business capital.
Committee: Senate Economic Development
Title: Interim Report - Consumer credit
Library Catalog Title: Interim report to the 77th Texas Legislature / Senate Committee on Economic Development, Subcommittee on Consumer Credit Laws.
Subjects: Banks and banking | Consumer credit | Gramm-Leach-Bliley Act of 1999 | Interest rates |
Library Call Number: L1836.76 ec74c
Session: 76th R.S. (1999)
Online version: View report [67 pages  File size: 2,469 kb]
Charges: This report should address the charges below.
1. Monitor trends affecting the convergence of the banking, securities, and insurance industries, including market forces and federal government activity. The Committee shall make recommendations for statutory or regulatory changes at the state level as necessitated by changes in federal law or industry trends. The Committee shall also evaluate pending federal legislation affecting financial institutions, specifically in the area of bankruptcy, analyzing how potential changes affect Texas law.
2. Review Article 16, Sec. 11 of the Texas Constitution, relating to the maximum rates of insterest for contracts entered into in the State.
3. Study the effect of usury limits on the various consumer lending entities in the State.
4. Evaluate the effect of the pending federal Financial Services Modernization Act on consumer credit laws in Texas.
Committee: Senate Economic Development
Title: Interim Report - Financial modernization
Library Catalog Title: Interim report to the 77th Texas Legislature / Senate Committee on Economic Development.
Subjects: Banks and banking | Gramm-Leach-Bliley Act of 1999 |
Library Call Number: L1836.76 ec74f
Session: 76th R.S. (1999)
Online version: View report [200 pages  File size: 1,948 kb]
Charge: This report should address the charge below.
1. Monitor trends affecting the convergence of the banking, securities, and insurance industries, including market forces and federal government activity. The Committee shall make recommendations for statutory or regulatory changes at the state level as necessitated by changes in federal law or industry trends. The Committee shall also evaluate pending federal legislation affecting financial institutions, specifically in the area of bankruptcy, analyzing how potential changes affect Texas law.
Committee: Senate Economic Development
Title: Interim Report - Implementation of SB560
Library Catalog Title: Implementation of SB 560, 76th Legislature : interim report to the 77th Texas Legislature / Senate Committee on Economic Development.
Subjects: Long distance telephone service | Public Utility Commission of Texas | Telecommunications taxes and fees | Telephone deregulation |
Library Call Number: L1836.76 ec74im
Session: 76th R.S. (1999)
Online version: View report [89 pages  File size: 1,247 kb]
Charge: This report should address the charge below.
1. Monitor the implementation of SB 560, 76th Legislature, Regular Session regarding the regulation of telecommunications utilities by the Public Utility Commission and the provision of telecommunications services.
Supporting documents
Committee: Senate Economic Development
Title: Interim Report - Impact of the Gramm-Leach-Bliley Act of 1999
Library Catalog Title: Financial services modernization for Texas : impact of the Gramm-Leach-Bliley Act of 1999: a joint study.
Library Call Number: L1836. f49hf
Session: 76th R.S. (1999)
Online version: View document [165 pages  File size: 9,077 kb]

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