COMMITTEE:    Government Organization 

TIME & DATE:  1:00 PM, Wednesday, June 18, 2014 

PLACE:        2E.20 (Betty King Cmte. Rm.) 
CHAIR:        Senator Judith Zaffirini 




The Senate Government Organization committee will hold a public hearing to address two interim charges:


Examine state agencies' mandated reporting practices, the necessity and utility of these reports, and reporting processes to the legislature and to the public. Make recommendations on eliminating unnecessary and duplicative reports, reducing state costs through the use of technology, and improving transparency to the legislature and citizens.


Monitor the implementation of SB 1597, relating to the development of state agency information security plans to improve the security of agency information systems and to proactively protect the state against cybercrime and similar threats.


*Public testimony will be limited to three minutes. If submitting written testimony or distributing handouts, please provide 15 copies, with your name on each copy, to the committee when called to testify.