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Sunset Commission Staff Report with Final Results: [Texas Disability-Related Agencies]

Description: Report from the Sunset Commission regarding the Texas Council for Developmental Disabilities, Governor's Committee on People with Disabilities, and Texas Council on Purchasing from People with Disabilities. It includes background information, issues and recommendations, and supplementary documentation.
Date: July 2015
Creator: Fajardo, Erick; Holley-Hurt, Carrie; Nash, Carissa; Hartley, Cee & Jones, Jennifer

Sunset Commission Staff Report: [Texas Occupation and Physical Therapy Agencies]

Description: Report from the Sunset Commission regarding the Executive Council of Physical Therapy and Occupational Therapy Examiners, Texas Board of Occupational Therapy, and the Texas Board of Physical Therapy. It includes background information, issues and recommendations, and supplementary documentation.
Date: April 2016
Creator: Fajardo, Erick; Leonard, Alan; Wood, Janet & Walraven, Joe

Sunset Commission Staff Report with Final Results: Health and Human Services Commission and System Issues

Description: Report from the Sunset Advisory Commission regarding the Health and Human Services Commission and the broader Health and Human Services System, including background information, issues and recommendations, and supplementary documentation.
Date: July 2015
Creator: Kirkle, Sarah; Spock, Karl; Allensworth, Anne; Holley-Hurt, Carrie; Nasr, Danielle; Reed, Joey et al.

Sunset Commission Staff Report: Department of Information Resources & Comptroller Procurement and Support Services Division

Description: Report from the Sunset Advisory Commission regarding the Texas Department of Information Resources and the Comptroller Procurement and Support Services Division, including background information, issues and recommendations, and supplementary documentation.
Date: November 2012
Creator: Teleki, Katharine; Tripp, Amy; Lieberknecht, Chloe; Martin, Ken; Hartley, Cee; Roberson, Dawn et al.

Sunset Commission Staff Report: Texas Education Agency

Description: Report from the Sunset Advisory Commission regarding the Texas Education Agency (TEA), including background information, issues and recommendations, and supplementary documentation. It includes topics on: further oversight, managing public involvement, private driver training industry, outdated statutory provisions, annexation of school districts, board for educator certification, regulation of educator preparation, and the TEA's continued need.
Date: October 2014
Creator: Latta, Karen; Wilk, Skylar; Roberson, Dawn & McKay, Ginny

Sunset Commission Staff Report: State Office of Administrative Hearings

Description: Report from the Sunset Advisory Commission regarding the Texas State Office of Administrative Hearings (SOAH), including background information, issues and recommendations, and supplementary documentation. It offers recommendations on topics including: proper funding, organizational flexibility, greater independence over contested tax case hearing oversight, administrative license revocations hearings, authority to informally dispose of default cases, and access to quality information on the agency hearing process.
Date: November 2014
Creator: Beverly, Eric; Shurtleff, Sean; Simmons, Joel; Wood, Janet & Jones, Jennifer

Sunset Commission Staff Report: University Interscholastic League

Description: This is a report done by the Sunset Advisory Commission on the University Interscholastic League (UIL). The report is designed to provide recommendations over issues found by review. Such issues found on UIL are a lack of statutory basis for programs, hearing processes don not ensure consistent treatment, there is no longer a need for the interscholastic league advisory council, and the need and effectiveness of the State's Steroid Testing Program.
Date: May 2014
Creator: Johnson, Emily; Ogle, Steven; Roberson, Dawn & Jones, Jennifer

Sunset Commission Staff Report: [Texas Disability-Related Agencies]

Description: Report from the Sunset Advisory Commission regarding the Texas Council for Developmental Disabilities, Governor's Committee on People with Disabilities, and the Texas Council on Purchasing from People with Disabilities. It includes background information, issues and recommendations, and supplementary documentation.
Date: October 2014
Creator: Fajardo, Erick; Holley-Hurt, Carrie; Nash, Carissa; Hartley, Cee & Jones, Jennifer

Sunset Commission Staff Report: Public Utility Commission of Texas

Description: Report from the Sunset Advisory Commission regarding the Public Utility Commission of Texas (PUC), including background information, issues and recommendations, and supplementary documentation. Issues covered are the PUC's lack of regulatory tools, need for statutory changes, transfer of regulatory oversight over water and wastewater utilities, unnecessary reporting requirements, and the necessity of the continuation of the PUC.
Date: November 2012
Creator: Spock, Karl; Beverly, Eric; Hartley, Cee & Walraven, Joe

Sunset Commission Staff Report: Railroad Commission of Texas

Description: Report from the Sunset Advisory Commission regarding the Railroad Commission of Texas, including background information, issues and recommendations, and supplementary documentation. Some issues are: greater transparency by removing conflicts of interest and a change of the agency name, an increase in the cap on the Oil and Gas Regulation and Cleanup Fund, increase in the Pipeline Safety Fee, Commission to need Statutory Direction to Improve its Enforcement Processes, cease the Commissions promotion of propane, more oversight on interstate pipelines, and implement better procedural safeguards for mineral owners.
Date: November 2012
Creator: McKay, Ginny; Ogle, Steven; Reed, Joey & Wood, Janet

Sunset Commission Staff Report: Texas State Boards of Architectural Examiners and Professional Engineers

Description: Report from the Sunset Commission regarding the Texas Board of Architectural Examiners, the Texas Board of Professional Engineers, and the Self-Directed Semi-Independent Agency Project Act. It includes background information for each group, issues and recommendations, and supplementary documentation.
Date: October 2012
Creator: Holley-Hurt, Carrie; Ogle, Steven; Downie, Michelle; Rencher, Faye; Wood, Janet & Walraven, Joe

Sunset Commission Staff Report: Health and Human Services Commission

Description: Report from the Sunset Advisory Commission regarding the Health and Human Services Commission (HHSC) and HHSC System Issues, including background information, issues and recommendations, and supplementary documentation. Issues include more efficient services, incomplete/fragmented centralization, fragmented provider enrollment, quality of health care, NorthSTAR's outdated approach, poor management, and an uncoordinated approach to webtools.
Date: October 2014
Creator: Kirkle, Sarah; Spock, Karl; Allensworth, Anne; Holley-Hurt, Carrie; Nasr, Danielle; Reed, Joey et al.