The House Committee on Government Transparency & Operation

84th Legislature

May 25, 2016

10:00 a.m.



Pursuant to a notice posted on April 19, 2016, the House Committee on Government Transparency & Operation met in a public hearing and was called to order by the chair, Representative Elkins, at 10:07 a.m.


The initial quorum call was answered as follows: Representatives Elkins; Walle; Galindo; and Leach.


A quorum was present.



The committee met jointly with the House Committee on Homeland Security & Public Safety to take testimony on the following charge:


Review the process of dissemination by public entities of criminal records containing incomplete or inaccurate information, assess options for the subjects of such records to correct the misinformation specifically as it interferes with their ability to obtain employment, and determine the need for greater regulations over this process.


(Representative Gonzales, Larry now present.)


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


At 12:03 p.m., on the motion of the chair and without objection, the meeting was adjourned subject to the call of the chair.




Rep. Elkins, Chair




Teri Avery, Clerk