COMMITTEE: Government Efficiency & Reform

TIME & DATE: 9:00 AM, Thursday, July 12, 2012

PLACE: E1.014
CHAIR: Rep. Bill Callegari


The Committee will meet to discuss and make recommendations on purchasing cooperatives created under Chapter 791 of the Texas Government Code, including the bid process and the role of inter-local contracts. Clarify for consistency the following terms: purchasing cooperatives, inter-local contracts, and inter-local agreements.


The Committee will also discuss and monitor the agencies and programs under the committee's jurisdiction and the implementation of relevant legislation passed by the 82nd Legislature.


The Committee will hear invited and public testimony.


                Although written testimony will not be considered a part of the record, persons wishing to distribute handouts may do so by providing no fewer than 30 copies to the Committee Clerk when called to testify.

                The Chair reserves the privilege to call witnesses out of order of the agenda based on witness availability and the business needs of the committee.