The House Committee on Government Transparency & Operation

84th Legislature

May 25, 2016

1:00 p.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 1:07 p.m.


The initial quorum call was answered as follows: Representatives Elkins; Walle; and Gonzales, Larry.



The committee met to take testimony on the following charge:



Study issues related to access to public information held outside of the custody or control of the governmental body by current or former officers or employees. Assess whether the Public Information Act's procedures for response to repetitious or redundant public information requests adequately protect small governmental bodies from the financial burdens imposed by such requests.


(Representative Gutierrez now present.)


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


At 4:19 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