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Committee: House General Investigating and Ethics
Title: Interim Report
Library Catalog Title: House Committee on General Investigating and Ethics, Texas House of Representatives interim report, 2010 : a report to the House of Representatives, 82nd Texas Legislature
Subjects: Blogs | Ethics Commission, Texas | Ethics laws | Government ethics | Political advertising |
Library Call Number: L1836.81 G286
Session: 81st R.S. (2009)
Online version: View report [25 pages  File size: 675 kb]
Charges: This report should address the charges below.
1. Review state law in light of the effects of Texas Ethics Commission Advisory Opinion No. 484 relating to acceptance of benefits provided to officeholders. Recommend any necessary legislative changes.
2. Review the definition of "political advertising" and determine whether the definition should be expanded to include content contained in blogs and other types of Internet communications.
3. Monitor the agencies and programs under the committee's jurisdiction.

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