Journal of the House of Representatives of the Regular Session of the Sixtieth Legislature of the State of Texas, Volume 1 Page: 18
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18 HOUSE JOURNAL
other officer of the House to dis-
charge by the Speaker for miscon-
duct. This section shall not apply
when such persons are answering
questions or giving information at the
request of any member of the House.
Any standing or select committee of
the House may, by majority vote,
grant any clerk, officer or employee
the right to appear before such com-
mittee and make known his views on
any measure pending before such
Section 32. All employees of the
House shall report and be on duty
on such days and at such hours as
may be determined by the Commit-
tee on House Administration, which
shall include hours the House or com-
mittees to which they have been as-
signed may be in session, or as other-
wise directed by the Speaker.
Section 33. Clerks, employees, and
officers of the House, whether serv-
ing during a session or in an interim
between sessions, are hereby strictly
prohibited from compiling or releas-
ing to any person or persons informa-
tion concerning the voting record of
any member of the House for any
session of the Legislature. This rule
shall not apply where a member re-
quests information about himself for
his personal use, nor to the publica-
tion by officers and employees of the
House of the Journal and other of-
DUTIES OF THE DOORKEEPER
Section 1. The Doorkeeper shall en-
force strictly the Rules of the House
relating to privileges of the Floor,
and shall perform such other duties,
under supervision of the Sergeant-At-
Arms, as directed by the Speaker.
Section 2. When a Call of the House
is ordered, the Doorkeeper shall not
permit any member to leave the House
without written permission from the
Speaker. He shall take up such per-
mission cards as members leave the
Hall. He shall also take up permis-
sion cards of those who are admitted
to the Floor of the House under the
rules and practice of the House.
Section 3. When a messenger from
the Governor or the Senate arrives
at the Bar of the House, the Door-
keeper shall obtain recognition from
the Speaker, and then announce the
messenger to the House.
Section 4. When the Governor or
the Senate arrives at the Bar of the
House for official proceedings in the
House, the Doorkeeper shall obtain
recognition from the Speaker and then
announce the arrival of the Governor
or the Senate, as the case may be.
Section 5. The Chaplain shall open
the first session on each calendar
day with a prayer, and shall perform
such other duties as directed by the
DUTIES OF THE
Section 1. Subject to direction by
the Speaker and the Committee on
House Administration, the Adminis-
trative Officer shall be in charge aird
responsible for the supervision of all
officers and employees of the House
in the conduct of their official duties.
He shall organize all administrative
and clerical operations of the House,
shall be responsible for the coordina-
tion of all housekeeping functions, and
shall make recommendations to the
Committee on House Administration
for the improvement of the clerical
and administrative processes of the
Section 2. The Administrative Of-
ficer shall work under the direction
of, and shall be responsible to, the
Committee on House Administration,
which committee shall determine the
policies to be administered by the
Administrative Officer in conducting
the administrative and clerical pro-
cesses of the House.
Section 3. The Administrative Of-
ficer shall be responsible for analyz-
ing the duties and responsibilities of
each position to be filled by an em-
ployee of the House, or any commit-
tee thereof, shall recommend an ap-
propriate classification for such posi-
tion, and shall devise and recommend
to the Committee on House Adminis-
tration a classification plan and a
pay plan for all House employees,
predicated upon the employment prin-
ciple of equal pay for equal work.
The Administrative Officer shall be
responsible for the administration of
such classification plan and such pay
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Texas. Legislature. House of Representatives. Journal of the House of Representatives of the Regular Session of the Sixtieth Legislature of the State of Texas, Volume 1, legislative document, 1967; Austin, Texas. (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth193874/m1/22/: accessed August 16, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.