78th Texas Legislature, Regular Session, Senate Bill 1059, Chapter 932 Page: 1 of 7
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CHAPTER 932 S.B. No. 1059
1 AN ACT
2 relating to corporate ethics and integrity.
3 BE IT ENACTED BY THE LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF TEXAS:
4 SECTION 1i. Subchapter B, Chapter 402, Government Code, is
5 amended by adding Section 402.0231 to read as follows:
6 Sec. 402.0231. CORPORATE INTEGRITY UNIT. (a) In this
7 section, "corporate fraud" means a violation of state or federal
8 law or rules relating to fraud committed by a corporation, limited
9 liability company, or registered limited liability partnership or
10 an officer, director, or partner of those entities while acting in a
11 representative capacity.
12 (b) A corporate integrity unit is created within the office
13 of the attorney general to assist in the enforcement of the laws
14 relating to corporate fraud or other similar illegal activities.
15 The unit shall:
16 (1) assist district attorneys and county attorneys in
17 the investigation and prosecution of corporate fraud or other
18 similar illegal activities allegedly committed by corporations,
19 limited liability companies, and registered limited liability
21 (2) assist state .agencies with investigation of
22 complaints and administrative enforcement actions for corporate
23 fraud violations, including the assessment of an administrative
24 penalty or other administrative sanction; and
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Texas. Legislature. Senate. 78th Texas Legislature, Regular Session, Senate Bill 1059, Chapter 932, legislative document, June 20, 2003; [Austin, Texas]. (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth159106/m1/1/: accessed April 21, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.