The House Committee on General Investigating & Ethics

84th Legislature

November 14, 2016

10:00 a.m.

E2.014

 

Pursuant to a notice posted on October 3, 2016, the House Committee on General Investigating & Ethics met in a public hearing and was called to order by the chair, Representative Kuempel, at 10:07 a.m.

 

The initial quorum call was answered as follows: Representatives Kuempel; Larson; Moody; and Turner, Chris.

 

A quorum was present.

 

 

 


 

The committee met to address the following interim charge:

 

Examine the ethics laws governing public officers and employees in this state and identify areas in which the laws are inadequate to maintain the publicís trust and confidence in government.† Assess whether required financial disclosures by those making governmental decisions adequately inform the public of potential conflicts of interest.

 

Testimony taken/registration recorded.† (See attached witness list.)

 

(Representative Collier now present.)

 

Testimony taken/registration recorded.† (See attached witness list.)

 

At 1:42 p.m., on the motion of Representative Kuempel and without objection, the meeting was adjourned subject to the call of the chair.

 

 

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Rep. Kuempel, Chair

 

 

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Brittney Madden, Clerk